Hurricane Michael grew into a major Category 3 storm as it howled closer to Florida's Gulf shore on Tuesday (Oct 9), sending tens of thousands of coastal residents fleeing to higher ground one day before its expected arrival with towering waves and roof-shredding winds. A hurricane warning was in effect for the Alabama-Florida border to the Suwanee River, with a hurricane watch in place from the Alabama-Florida border to the Mississippi-Alabama border.
Get daily emails with stories that will make you feel something. As Michael moves inland, southern Georgia and southeast Alabama can expect damaging winds, too.
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) warned that rain and storm surge could trigger deadly flooding and that residents within the hurricane warning zone should also "prepare for life-threatening winds".
Among them was Betty Early, 75, a retiree who joined about 300 fellow evacuees huddled on makeshift bedrolls of blankets and collapsed cardboard boxes at an elementary school converted into an American Red Cross shelter in Panama City, near the storm's expected landfall.
Tropical Storm force winds are very possible along a large portion of the viewing area, with hurricane force winds also possible. A major hurricane is defined as Category 3 or greater on the Saffir-Simpson scale, with sustained winds of 111mph or greater.
In a subsequent post, the NHC added that the storm surge Hurricane Michael will produce should also be cause for caution.
Scott declared an emergency in 35 counties and asked President Donald Trump for help. This rainfall could lead to life- threatening flash floods.Yucatan Peninsula.1 to 2 inches.SURF: Swells generated by Michael are affecting the south coast of Cuba and the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. "Residents in these areas should follow advice given by local officials".
"This isn't about politics", Scott said, "it's about keeping people safe".
Some Panama City residents were on the beach enjoying a cool breeze ahead of the storm, while others were loading up cars with luggage, and visitors were checking out of hotels.
In neighbouring Alabama, Governor Kay Ivey signed an emergency declaration for her entire state Monday in anticipation of widespread power outages, wind damage and heavy rain from the storm getting set to cross the eastern Gulf of Mexico in coming hours. So make sure any preparations are completed this morning.
After the storm moves inland, it could dump additional unwanted rain on the Carolinas, which were battered by Florence in September.
If the storm tracks south of us, severe weather is not that likely, but if it tracks overhead, there would be a low threat of tornadoes.
Since the storm will spend two to three days over the Gulf of Mexico, which has warm water and favorable atmospheric conditions, "there is a real possibility that Michael will strengthen to a major hurricane before landfall", Robbie Berg, a hurricane specialist at the Miami-based storm forecasting hub, wrote in an advisory.
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