Hurricane Michael

FILE-This Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 file satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico.
April 19, 2019 - 3:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated a swath of the Florida Panhandle last fall, has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm, only the fourth to make recorded landfall in the United States and the first since 1992. The announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on...
Read More
AP Photo/David Goldman
October 21, 2018 - 3:25 pm
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Amy Cross has a hard time explaining the stress of living in a city that was splintered by Hurricane Michael. She's fearful after hearing gunshots at night, and she's confused because she no longer recognizes the place where she's spent her entire 45 years. "I just know I...
Read More
PA Task Force 1 is back in Philadelphia today
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 19, 2018 - 6:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Members of a federal urban search and rescue team returned to Philadelphia on Friday after being deployed to Florida to help residents affected by Hurricane Michael. More than half of the 80 members of PA Task Force 1 are Philadelphia firefighters, including Lt. Ken...
Read More
Food Bank of South Jersey is sending food assistance to the Florida Panhandle.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
October 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Victims of Hurricane Michael will be getting some help from a South Jersey food bank. A pallet truck scooted around the cavernous Food Bank of South Jersey warehouse Thursday morning, scooping up huge boxes of snacks and loading them onto a 48-foot tractor trailer...
Read More
© Pensacola News Journal-USA TODAY
Paul Kurtz
October 16, 2018 - 6:04 pm
FLORIDA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the death toll continues to rise from Hurricane Michael, emergency aid groups are ramping up their efforts to aid the survivors. From the main staging area in Tallahassee, Red Cross Disaster Program Specialist Martin Hicks says he and a small army of staffers and...
Read More
A member of a South Florida urban search and rescue team sifts through a debris pile for survivors of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.
AP Photo/David Goldman
October 15, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By Russ Bynum and Brenda Farrington, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Residents of hurricane-ravaged communities in Florida's Panhandle turned to volunteers and each other for help Monday, the fifth day without cell service, electricity or, in many cases, shelter. Trevor Lewis, a member of...
Read More
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
October 15, 2018 - 12:34 pm
UPDATED: 2:25 p.m. By Deb Reichmann and Darlene Superville, Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump got a bird's-eye view Monday of Florida communities left in ruins by Hurricane Michael, including houses without roofs, a toppled water tower and 18-wheel trucks scattered in...
Read More
Michael leaves tens of thousands without power
October 15, 2018 - 6:46 am
By Ray Sanchez, Nicole Chavez and Susannah Cullinane, CNN (CNN) -- Florida and Georgia are reeling from the brutal effects of Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle Wednesday. The widespread destruction has left many people living in dire conditions. Residents have been waiting...
Read More
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 14, 2018 - 11:58 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen. On Monday, President Donald Trump plans to visit Florida and Georgia...
Read More
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 14, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris in hurricane-flattened Mexico Beach on Sunday as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents who may have tried to ride out the storm. The...
Read More