A Red Cross official said 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. "Those who stick around to experience storm surge don't typically live to tell about it unfortunately".
Michael came ashore with winds just under a Category 5 storm. He said that first responders were working to clear downed power lines, poles and trees that have prevented them from reaching the structure where the child is.
"If you and your family made it through the storm safely, the worst thing you could do now is act foolishly", he said.
Much of the affected area is rural and known for small tourist cities, beaches and wildlife reserves, as well as the state capital, Tallahassee, home to about 190,000 people. That sort of timetable can make evacuations more hard to manage.
The National Weather Service office in Tallahassee issued a dramatic appeal for people to comply with evacuation orders.
Hours earlier, it made landfall in Florida as the strongest hurricane to hit the USA in almost 50 years and the third-strongest ever.
A man was killed by a tree that crashed into his home in Gadsden County, Florida on Wednesday, as Hurricane Michael plowed into Alabama and Georgia, leaving behind a path of destruction in the Panhandle.
Kirsten Fiscus, a journalist, was less than 25 miles (40 kilometres) away in Panama City when Michael's eye made landfall.
"This happened so quickly, we weren't exactly prepared", he said.
President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida, freeing up federal assistance to supplement state and local disaster responses.
A year ago saw a string of catastrophic storms batter the western Atlantic - including Irma, Maria and Harvey, which caused a record-equalling US$125 billion in damage when it flooded the Houston metropolitan area.
Looking at the entire hurricane season, Michael had the strongest winds since 1992 and Hurricane Andrew.
Characterized by strong winds and heavy rainfall, the hurricane of 1930 caused severe damage to the Dominican Republic.
The snaps show Princess Eugenie and groom-to-be Jack Brooksbank as children, and Andrew included a few more recent images. Princess Charlotte is the daughter of Prince William , Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton , Duchess of Cambridge.
Im began the final round four strokes off the pace and stumbled out of the gate on Sunday with bogeys on the first two holes. Conversely, Moore played himself into contention with a round of 67 having started the day seven shots off the lead.
The CAC 40 in France dropped 2.1 percent, Germany's DAX lost 2.2 percent and the FTSE 100 in London fell 1.3 percent. In technology, Microsoft dropped 3.1 per cent to US$108.76 Wednesday and Nvidia lost 4.7 per cent to US$253.13.
Last month Prince William opened up about the emotional toll of witnessing suffering during his time as an air ambulance pilot. The Cambridges have two older children - Prince George, five, and Princess Charlotte, three.
The ruptured line has had an impact south of the border, as Puget Sound Energy is advising its customers to limit natural gas use. The company will update its customers as soon as it is in a position to offer something new, said Stout.
A National Ocean Service water level station at Apalachicola recently reported almost 5.5 feet of inundation above ground level. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Hurricane Michael would be the first Category 4 storm to hit Florida's Panhandle.
The 28-year-old princess, who is ninth in line to the throne, is due to marry liquor company executive Brooksbank Friday in St. Prince Andrew , now 7th in line to the throne, divorced Ferguson amicably in 1996 after a decade-long marriage.
The index, by Henley & Partners, a citizenship and planning firm, showed Japan to have the most powerful passport on the planet. Over the same period Georgia has added 18, Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates 17, and China 14.
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