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Firefighter Austin Schlarb performs a door to door search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
October 11, 2018 - 7:06 am
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes of accounting for hundreds of people who may have stayed behind. At least three deaths...
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Douglas R. Clifford/The Tampa Bay Times via AP
October 10, 2018 - 9:22 pm
Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods before continuing its destructive charge inland across the Southeast. It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in nearly 50 years and...
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High tide from offshore Hurricane Michael creeps up into the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 after the Anclote River backs up.
Jim Damaske/The Tampa Bay Times via AP
October 10, 2018 - 6:25 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph Wednesday, splintering homes and submerging neighborhoods. It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in...
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Tallahassee city and government officials receive updates on the status and what to expect from Hurricane Michael at Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
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Paul Kurtz
October 10, 2018 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Various other agencies from the Philadelphia area are prepared to help hurricane victims in Florida and elsewhere. "We are monitoring very closely the impacts from Hurricane Michael," said Monica Cryan, communications manager for the Eastern Pennsylvania Region of the...
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Waves crash over the end of the Panama City Beach Pier as Hurricane Michael approaches.
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David Madden
October 10, 2018 - 12:23 pm
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — South Jersey is preparing in case Hurricane Michael makes its way to the shore. Although that is not expected, the area will feel its distant effects. Emergency managers are comparing notes and keeping an eye on the forecast, with concerns for early to...
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Julie Logsdon loads her dogs Tobias and Luna into her car in Panama City, Fla., as Hurricane Michael approaches on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.
Joshua Boucher/News Herald via AP
October 10, 2018 - 6:47 am
By Brendan Farrington and Tamara Lush, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Michael roared down on the Florida Panhandle strengthening into a Category 4 hurricane early Wednesday before it crashes against the region's white-sand beaches, fishing villages and coastal communities later in the...
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Hurricane Michael Map
CNN
October 09, 2018 - 7:29 am
By Jason Hanna and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) -- Hurricane Michael is poised to slam Florida's Panhandle by Wednesday afternoon, threatening dangerous storm surges to low-lying areas ill-equipped to handle them -- and officials are urging people to get out of the way now. Michael, spinning in...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, center, is seat in the audience before President Donald Trump speaks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Orlando, Fla.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
October 08, 2018 - 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, delivering a reprieve for the Justice Department official whose future has been the source of intense speculation for two weeks. Trump told reporters at the White House that he had "...
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Tropical Storm Michael
NOAA via AP
October 08, 2018 - 5:42 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Residents of Florida's Panhandle frantically filled sandbags, boarded up homes and secured boats Monday as they anxiously awaited Hurricane Michael, which forecasters warned could smash into the state's Gulf Coast as a dangerous major hurricane within days. Fueled by warm tropical...
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Tropical Storm Michael
NOAA via AP
October 07, 2018 - 9:35 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Sunday warned that a tropical storm headed for the Florida Panhandle could become a Category 2 hurricane with winds up to 100 miles per hour by the time it makes landfall at midweek. Scott issued an order for a state of emergency for 26 counties in...
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