"We're looking at a significant storm with significant impact, possibly greater than I've seen in my 59 years of life", he said of the city, which sits on the shore of Apalachicola Bay, an inlet to the Gulf of Mexico famed for producing about 90 percent of Florida's oysters.
Michael's threathening path has sparked collection of warnings from the NOAA's National Hurricane Centre for storm surges, hurricane and tropical-storm force winds.
Tropical StormLeslie is slated to strengthen later on October 8, the NHC said.
This would make the storm a major hurricane with maximum sustained winds of between 111 and 129 miles per hour.
After making landfall, Michael will move quickly inland, and this is where things get interesting for central Georgia.
The storm was expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico, where very warm water temperatures and favorable atmospheric conditions were expected to fuel its strength, Robbie Berg, a hurricane specialist at the Miami-based storm forecasting hub, wrote in an advisory.
Tropical storm force winds are possible as early as Wednesday.
A Storm Surge Watch and Tropical Storm Watch have both been issued for coastal areas including Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Levy, Manatee, Pasco, and Pinellas counties.
Strong winds and heavy rainfall is now spreading across the western portion of Cuba.
"If this storm hit Panama City, Tampa could still have storm surge". In the below tweet, storm chaser Jeff Piotrowski states his belief that Michael even has the potential to reach Category 4 status, although most outlets are sticking with one notch below for now.
Michael is moving into the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to make landfall along the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday.
Weeks after Hurricane Florence flooded the Eastern Seaboard, a second hurricane threatens to wade up into the Carolinas-but Durham should avoid the brunt of this storm.
But in a Facebook post, Col. Michael Conley, commander of the 1st Special Operation Wing at Hurlburt, said that the evacuation order could change later on Monday if the forecast continues to worsen.
Heavy rains are likely across parts of the state with total rainfall amounts varying, depending on the exact path Michael takes.
That suffocating hand that she says was slammed over her teenage mouth was now replaced with those of disbelieving male senators. After four and a half minutes, with security apparently on the way, the door of the elevator is finally allowed to close.
But after consultation with a lawyer, Ramirez told the magazine she felt confident enough in her recollection that it happened. She also called for the committee to refer investigations into both sexual misconduct allegations to the FBI.
Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017. It can be open. "The only reason you don't ask ", his former colleague Baker said, "is if you don't want the answer".
The smaller Pixel 3 won't feature a display notch, however, the large Pixel 3 XL is seen with a rather chunky display notch. The market has been expecting Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to be launched at the event to take place in NY on October 9.
But, Roberto Firmino of Brazil came off the bench and scored the victor for Liverpool , moments before the final whistle. Salah, who was in incredible form for Liverpool last season, has yet reached the same level this season.
Just as the Wall Street Journal was posting an article that dove into the data exposure, Google announced Project Strobe . Google addressed the breach in its post saying it "discovered and immediately patched" a bug in March 2018.
The measures in the new deal - which Mr Trump dubbed "US MCA" - "will support many - hundreds of thousands - American jobs". The deal reached Sunday gives farmers greater access to the Canadian dairy market , a big win for the Trump administration.
Believe it or not, 4K content is becoming more and more common, and lately, 4K streaming devices have become very affordable. Last month, for instance, Roku unveiled new 4K devices starting at just $39.99 - $10 more if you want the voice remote.
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