Hurricane Michael

Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum blanketed the national airwaves, sounding much like the man he wants to replace, Gov. Rick Scott, who constantly urged residents to seek shelter and take the massive storm seriously. (AP Photo/Gary Fineout)
October 10, 2018 - 4:25 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Michael upended the governor's race in the battleground state of Florida, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee who spent days in the storm's path. Before Michael made landfall, Gillum seemed to blanket the...
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The St. Marks River overflows into the city of St. Marks, Fla., ahead of Hurricane Michael, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. The hurricane center says Michael will be the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)
October 10, 2018 - 4:24 pm
PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 4:20 p.m. A Red Cross official says it's possible that as many as 320,000 people on Florida's Gulf Coast did not evacuate and are likely riding out the storm. Evacuation orders were sent by state and local officials to...
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A storm chaser climbs into his vehicle during the eye of Hurricane Michael to retrieve equipment after a hotel canopy collapsed in Panama City Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 10, 2018 - 3:08 pm
PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 3:05 p.m. Officials in South Carolina say they are more concerned about tornadoes than flooding from Hurricane Michael. The National Weather Service says tornadoes are possible across the Florida Panhandle, southeast...
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President Donald Trump points towards maps while discussing potential damage from Hurricane Michael with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and FEMA Administrator Brock Long in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 10, 2018 - 1:44 pm
PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 1:45 p.m. The National Hurricane Center says Michael is making landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a catastrophic Category 4 Hurricane, pushing a deadly storm surge and whipping the coast with 155 mph (250 kph)...
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CORRECTS HURRICANE NAME TO MICHAEL NOT MATTHEW - Earnest Sweet sits while his daughters Terri, 4, center, and Anna, 7, sleep at an evacuation shelter set up at Rutherford High School, in advance of Hurricane Michael, which is expected to make landfall today, in Panama City Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 10, 2018 - 12:20 pm
PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 12:15 p.m. Thousands of people along Florida's northern Gulf Coast have heeded warnings to evacuate, and many are cramming into high schools put to use as shelters. Diane Farris and her son Waine Hall walked to the...
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The St. Marks River overflows into the city of St. Marks, Fla., ahead of Hurricane Michael, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. The hurricane center says Michael will be the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)
October 10, 2018 - 11:03 am
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Gaining frightening fury overnight, Hurricane Michael closed in Wednesday on the Florida Panhandle with potentially catastrophic winds of 145 mph, the most powerful storm on record ever to menace the stretch of fishing towns, military bases and spring-break beaches. With...
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People photograph the surf from encroaching Hurricane Michael, which is expected to make landfall today, in Panama City Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. The hurricane center says Michael will be the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 10, 2018 - 9:37 am
PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 9:30 a.m. FEMA Director Brock Long says his agency has nearly 3,000 people in the field ready to assist with Hurricane Michael. He says teams and aircraft are ready to support any search and rescue missions in Florida...
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Map shows path of probable hurricane Michael; 2c x 2 1/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 57 mm;
October 10, 2018 - 8:26 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local): 8:25 a.m. Michael is now a Category 4 hurricane and so powerful that it is expected to remain a hurricane as it moves over central Georgia early Thursday. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has issued a state of emergency for 92 of the state's...
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Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
October 10, 2018 - 5:45 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times local): 5:30 a.m. Some of the worst storm surge from Category 4 Hurricane Michael is expected to hit Florida's Tyndall Air Force Base, which has ordered all non-essential personnel to evacuate. The National Hurricane Center's...
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Dwight Williams, left, and Timothy Thomas discuss whether to evacuate their neighborhood in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Thomas figures he and his wife will be safe from rising ocean water since they live in a second-story apartment. Others also aren't leaving, and a bar along the beachfront road threw a hurricane party less than 2 miles away from Thomas' home as Michael pushed toward shore Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
October 10, 2018 - 4:24 am
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Timothy Thomas isn't budging from his home on Ocean View Drive, even though it's directly in the path of Hurricane Michael. Thomas, a 50-year-old air conditioning repairman, plans to defy an evacuation order and ride out the monster storm in an apartment that's just a...
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