That is rarefied air: only three storms have hit the U.S.at Category 5: an unnamed storm that devastated the Florida Keys in 1935; Camille, which hit MS in 1969; and Andrew, which plowed across South Florida in 1992.
It was the most powerful hurricane to hit the USA mainland in almost 50 years and the most powerful in recorded history to strike the Florida Panhandle. The hurricane is forecast to hit the Florida Panhandle at a possible category 4 storm.
- Lingering Tropical Storm Leslie became a hurricane again late Tuesday and remained a minimal hurricane early Wednesday with maximum winds of 75 miles per hour.
The Gadsden County Sheriff's office said that a man was found dead in his home in a small town outside of Tallahassee after a tree crashed through the roof.
It appeared to be so powerful that it was expected to remain a hurricane as it moved into Alabama and Georgia early Thursday.
The storm continued on its destructive path, bringing heavy rains and tearing down trees. Some of those areas are still working to recover from Hurricane Florence. Beachfront structures could be seen collapsing and metal roofing materials were blown away amid the heavy rain. It forced more than 375,000 people up and down the Gulf Coast to evacuate as it gained strength quickly while crossing the eastern Gulf of Mexico toward north Florida.
Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 miles per hour, the most powerful hurricane to hit the US mainland in almost 50 years.
Hurricane-force winds extended up to 45 miles (75 kilometers) from Michael's center.
Michael is the strongest hurricane in terms of wind speed to strike the US mainland since Hurricane Andrew.
Central pressure is the measure of how much the atmosphere in the middle of a storm weighs. The hurricane hit the Florida Panhandle as a category 4 storm.
Warm water is like jet fuel for hurricanes, and a combination of balmy conditions in the Gulf of Mexico, a lack of disturbance from wind shear and rapid intensification near the coast turned Michael into a historic storm, according to hurricane experts.
She also dismissed the "Access Hollywood" tape where he bragged about women letting him "grab 'em by the p***y" as "boy talk". In a teaser for her upcoming interview with ABC's 20/20, Mrs Trump said: 'I support the women and they need to be heard.
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.
The renders show the Pixel 3 (XL?) in the three colours that appear confirmed so far: Clearly White, Just Black and Not Pink. While rumours largely suggest that the phones will have 4GB RAM, there's very little talk about a 512GB variant.
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.
Assuming the team can rescue the malfunctioning gyroscope, Hubble will resume operations in its standard three-gyro configuration. The James Webb Space Telescope , Hubble's powerful successor (at least, in the infrared regime), is now set to launch in 2021.
The search giant states that it wasn't able to maintain "a successful Google + product that meets consumers' expectations". The bug has reportedly existed since 2015, and Google does not know if the information has been used.
Anything you don't immediately have access to will be easy to buy given how many rupees you start this version of the game with. You'll begin with all equipment, incluing your White Sword, the Magical Shield, the Blue Ring, and even the Power Bracelet.
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.
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The most talked-about National Basketball Association star over the past month left his teammates speechless. Despite his owner's intent to deal Butler, Thibodeau wasn't done trying to keep his star shooting guard.
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.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 80,000 Americans died from the flu previous year . After a hard flu season last winter, the CDC is now recommending people get vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available.
Hurricane Michael may affect Sumter area later this week
Storm surge is not much of a concern because forecasters expect the hurricane to move quickly across the state, Martin said. The eye of the storm was 30 miles west of Bainbridge, Ga., and 70 miles southwest of Albany, Ga., as of the NHC's 4 p.m.
Paul Pogba says N'Golo Kante deserves to win Ballon d'Or
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Microsoft Is Close To Buying Obsidian
Clearly, this would provide the studio with some stability and heaps of resources from one of the "Big 3". Obsidian's relationship with Microsoft doesn't leave much in the way of company friendship.
PSN name change CONFIRMED
So 24 year-old TW33NY_BOppErZ can now rest easy that they can change their handle to something more palatable in the new year. Sony is trialing a feature which will finally allow PlayStation users to change their PlayStation Network Online ID.