Hurricane Michael expected to be a Category 4 when it strikes landfall

Latest update on hurricane Michael Р9:30 am 10/10/18

  • Michael is expected to make landfall along Florida’s northeastern Gulf Coast Wednesday.
  • A Category 4 or stronger hurricane has never made landfall in the Florida Panhandle.
  • Catastrophic storm surge and destructive winds will occur near the landfall in the Florida Panhandle.
  • Over a million power outages will occur not just near the coast, but also inland after landfall.
  • Rainfall flooding is also a significant threat inland into the Carolinas.