Tropical storm Michael upgraded to hurricane in Gulf of Mexico (page 2)

After intensifying overnight, Hurricane Michael is now pummeling the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm — the strongest hurricane on record to ever strike the region. Hundreds of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate as Michael’s winds top speeds of 145 miles per hour, NBC News reports. Storm surge is expected to bring flood waters reaching 14 feet high — and already, there are “life threatening storm surge and catastrophic winds moving on shore,” the National Hurricane Center says. For those who stayed put, it’s time to seek shelter out of the way of waves and wind, Florida Governor Rick Scott warned on Twitter: “The time for evacuating along the coast has come and gone.” An extreme wind warning is currently in... Continue reading…

Tropical storm Michael upgraded to hurricane in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical storm Michael strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane Monday as it barreled toward the US Gulf Coast packing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, meteorologists said.

Mon 8 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Tropical Storm Michael Will Become a Hurricane Soon. See What it Looks Like From Space

The storm is on track to become a hurricane as it heads toward Florida

Mon 8 Oct 18 from TIME

Hurricane Michael looks like a skull in satellite imagery - CNET

The powerful storm now lashing the Florida Panhandle took on a ghoulish look when seen from space.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from CNET

There is simply no precedent for Hurricane Michael

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Popular Science

Hurricane Michael Is Officially More Powerful than Hurricane Katrina

The storm struck the Gulf coast of Florida this afternoon as the third most intense hurricane ever to strike the continental U.S., and the most intense since 1969.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Livescience

Peer into Hurricane Michael's Mesmerizing Eye in This Eerie Time-Lapse Video

A close-up view captures the whirling clouds circling Hurricane Michael's eye

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Livescience

See Hurricane Michael storm hunters fly straight into its eye - CNET

Air Force pilots share a grim inside look at the monster storm threatening Florida's Gulf Coast.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from CNET

'One Scary-Looking Storm': Watch Michael Arrive in Video from Space Station

The three astronauts currently living on the International Space Station caught a terrifying glimpse of Hurricane Michael arriving on the western coast of Florida earlier today (Oct. 10).

Wed 10 Oct 18 from SPACE.com

Hurricane Michael turns into a terrifying skull in satellite image

The sinister-looking skull appeared briefly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite images on Tuesday as Hurricane Michael moved closer to Florida.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

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