A water-level station in Apalachicola, close to where Michael came ashore, reported a surge of almost 8 feet (2.5 meters). Forecasters said rainfall could reach up to a foot (30 centimeters) in spots.
Pictures and video from Mexico Beach, a community of about 1,000 people, showed scenes of devastation with houses floating in flooded streets, some ripped from their foundations and missing roofs. Governor Rick Scott said there was a "lot of roof damage" in the storm's path.
In the case of Michael the damage will be mainly from wind rather than rain.
Damage in Panama City near where Michael came ashore Wednesday afternoon was so extensive that broken and uprooted trees and downed power lines lay almost everywhere.
"This came out of nowhere, developed on a weekend so it didn't really get much attention at all until basically yesterday", he said.
But Brad Kieserman of the American Red Cross said on Wednesday as many as 320,000 people on Florida's Gulf Coast had disregarded evacuation notices. Emergency managers say they don't know how many left the area, but there were about 6000 people in 80 shelters in five states, including almost 1200 who are still in shelters following Hurricane Florence.
"It feels like you don't know when the next tree is going to fall on top of you because it's blowing so ferociously", said Port St Joe Mayor Bo Patterson. A man in Greensboro, Florida, was killed when a tree fell on his house, a spokesperson for the Gadsden County sheriff said.
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The S&P 500 index hasn't suffered a five-day losing streak since November 2016, just before the USA presidential election. USA stock exchanges recorded biggest losses in 8 months as rising interest rates made investors flee risky stocks.
After a long stretch of relative calm, the stock market has suffered sharp losses over the last week as bond yields surged. Ahead of a campaign rally for the U.S. mid-term elections, Trump told reporters: "I think the Fed is making a mistake".
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Less than 48 hours after her post, more than 169,000 new people had registered to vote, more than half of whom were aged 18 to 29. If you believe that climate change is real and that we need to do something about it...
To open their league championship series, the Red Sox and Houston Astros are sticking with their rotation from the ALDS. Manager Alex Cora opted to stick with Price, despite his poor outing against the Yankees in Game 2 of the ALDS.
It struck the island of New Britain this morning, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said there is now a threat of a tsunami. Memorials will be constructed in hard-hit neighbourhoods such as Balaroa and Petobo, he said. "People are traumatized.
Meredith then revealed that she had never met her lunch date ... and didn't even know what he looked like. Radnor will guest star in the October 11 episode as a mystery man on a blind date with Meredith.
But critics said Kavanaugh's demeanor raised questions about his temperament and potential political bias in deciding cases. Baldwin pointed to one plan sold in her state that she said does not cover hospital care on a Friday or Saturday.
EU far-right leaders take on Brussels
According to analysts at Danske Bank, in Europe the Italian Job continues to raise risks of "blowing the bloody doors off". The nation's benchmark FTSEMIB stock index fell to its lowest level since April 2017.
China’s Urumqi Takes Aim at ‘Extremist’ Religious Practices
Chinese authorities deny that the internment camps exist but say petty criminals are sent to vocational "training centres". Unrest between Uighurs and members of the ethnic Han Chinese majority has seen hundreds killed in recent years.
Sinnoh Pokemon Are Coming to Pokemon Go
Defense and stamina stats will also be rebalanced, allowing Pokemon with high defense to better outlast attacks. Soon, this game will get fourth-generation Pokemon, as well as various minor tweaks and improvements.
HPV Vaccine Approved For Adults Up To 45
There now is a shortage of Shingrix, the vaccine to protect people 50 and older against the painful nerve condition of shingles. For the study, the team investigated almost 600 men who have sex with men, or MSM, and transgender women in Lima, Peru.
Google Home Hub - Google Assistant With A Display
Plus, the device supports Google's Voice Match, so up to six people in your home can get their own personalised Mourning Routine. While video calls are useful, most people are pretty comfortable using their smartphone for all things communication-related.
Stocks have their worst day in months; Dow drops 800-plus points
But eventually the high rates worry stock investors, as higher rates tend to increase borrowing costs and cut into profit margins. Higher rates can slow economic growth, erode corporate profits and make investors less willing to pay high prices for stocks.
Tata Tigor facelift launched at Rs. 5.20 lakh
The petrol engine will be available with both 5-speed manual and AMT gearboxes, while the diesel comes with a 5-speed manual only. It will continue to be powered by a 1.2-litre 3-cylinder Revotron petrol engine and 1.05-litre 3-cylinder Revotorq diesel engine.