Hurricane Michael's Wrath

Hurricane Michael has upgraded to a major hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico near Florida. It has upgraded to a category 4 hurricane with winds at 150 mph and it is moving NNE at 14 mph. A hurricane warning is issued for the Florida Panhandle including Panama City, Pensacola, and Tallahassee. A storm surge warning is issued for the coastal areas and is expected to bring 8-14 feet of water inland. A storm surge watch advisory is also issued for the Tampa Bay Area. High winds and heavy rainfall is expected from 5 to 8 feet. Tornado and flash flood warnings are issued within the area. Hurricane Michael is expected to turn northeast into Georgia and the Carolinas as a tropical storm tomorrow. Florida governor Rick Scott has issued a state of emergency for 35 counties. Hurricane Michael is about to make landfall near Panama City this afternoon. It is the third strongest and most intense hurricane to hit the United States since the Labor Day Hurricane in 1935 and Hurricane Camille in 1969.