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Michael weakens to tropical storm after day of havoc in Florida - Thu 11 Oct 18

Michael weakened to a tropical storm early Thursday but only after wreaking a day of havoc along Florida's Gulf Coast as it flooded homes and streets and toppled trees and power lines in the ...

Hurricane Michael Is the Third Most Powerful Storm to Ever Hit the U.S. Mainland

TIME - Wed 10 Oct 18

It wasn't a category 5, but it was still a monster

'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida - Wed 10 Oct 18

Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, the most powerful hurricane ...

Turbocharged: How Michael got 55 percent stronger in 1 day - Wed 10 Oct 18

Moist air, warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, and ideal wind patterns turbocharged Hurricane Michael in the hours before it smacked Florida's Panhandle.

Potentially catastrophic Hurricane Michael is about to hit Florida

Newscientist - Wed 10 Oct 18

Hurricane Michael intensified faster than expected overnight and is now headed for Florida. It was fuelled by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico

Florida Campuses Close Ahead of Hurricane Michael

The Scientist - Tue 9 Oct 18

The Category 2 storm is working its way up the Gulf of Mexico toward the panhandle.

Hurricane Michael reaches Category 2, threatens southern US - Tue 9 Oct 18

Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 2 storm with 100-mile-per-hour winds on Tuesday as Florida's governor warned it could bring "total devastation" to parts of the southern US state.

Hurricane Michael Strengthens Into Category 2 As it Barrels Towards Florida

TIME - Tue 9 Oct 18

It's expected to hit Florida Wednesday as a major hurricane

The Entire Florida Panhandle Is Now Under a Hurricane Warning As Michael Approaches

TIME - Tue 9 Oct 18

Hurricane Michael is expected to make landfall on Wednesday

Evacuations ordered as Florida braces for Hurricane Michael - Tue 9 Oct 18

Residents of northwest Florida had until early Tuesday to leave their homes ahead of Hurricane Michael, forecast to crash ashore midweek as a major Category 3 storm with "life-threatening" ...

Tropical storm Michael upgraded to hurricane in Gulf of Mexico - Mon 8 Oct 18

Tropical storm Michael strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane Monday as it barreled toward the US Gulf Coast packing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour, meteorologists said.

Tropical Storm Michael Will Become a Hurricane Soon. See What it Looks Like From Space

TIME - Mon 8 Oct 18

The storm is on track to become a hurricane as it heads toward Florida

Hurricane Michael looks like a skull in satellite imagery - CNET

CNET - Wed 10 Oct 18

The powerful storm now lashing the Florida Panhandle took on a ghoulish look when seen from space.

There is simply no precedent for Hurricane Michael

Popular Science - Wed 10 Oct 18

Environment It just hit the Florida Panhandle with 155 MPH winds. Hurricane Michael’s strength lists among the most intense hurricanes ever recorded at landfall in the United ...

Hurricane Michael Is Officially More Powerful than Hurricane Katrina

Livescience - Wed 10 Oct 18

The storm struck the Gulf coast of Florida this afternoon as the third most intense hurricane ever to strike the continental U.S., and the most intense since 1969.

Peer into Hurricane Michael's Mesmerizing Eye in This Eerie Time-Lapse Video

Livescience - Wed 10 Oct 18

A close-up view captures the whirling clouds circling Hurricane Michael's eye

See Hurricane Michael storm hunters fly straight into its eye - CNET

CNET - Wed 10 Oct 18

Air Force pilots share a grim inside look at the monster storm threatening Florida's Gulf Coast.

'One Scary-Looking Storm': Watch Michael Arrive in Video from Space Station - Wed 10 Oct 18

The three astronauts currently living on the International Space Station caught a terrifying glimpse of Hurricane Michael arriving on the western coast of Florida earlier today (Oct. 10).

Hurricane Michael turns into a terrifying skull in satellite image

Daily Mail - Wed 10 Oct 18

The sinister-looking skull appeared briefly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite images on Tuesday as Hurricane Michael moved closer to Florida.

How Hurricane Michael became catastrophically strong overnight

The Verge - Wed 10 Oct 18

After intensifying overnight, Hurricane Michael is now pummeling the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm — the strongest hurricane on record to ever strike the region. Hundreds ...

Why Did Hurricane Michael Become Such a Monster Storm So Quickly?

Livescience - Wed 10 Oct 18

Forecasters watching Hurricane Michael barrel toward the Gulf coast of Florida earlier this week saw the storm do something "most unusual."

Watch Hurricane Michael make landfall on Florida webcams - CNET

CNET - Wed 10 Oct 18

Intrepid livestream cameras in Florida are capturing the tense moments of Hurricane Michael's arrival.

Hurricane Michael menaces Florida in startling space views - CNET

CNET - Wed 10 Oct 18

Satellites and the space station look down on a "potentially catastrophic" monster storm set to rock the state.

Hurricane Michael: NASA shows off 'extremely dangerous' storm in mind-blowing images

FOXNews - Wed 10 Oct 18

Hurricane Michael has become a Category 4 hurricane and is now labeled an "extremely dangerous" storm. NASA has subsequently released stunning images of the hurricane, including several from ...

Michael now a Category 4 hurricane, poses extreme danger to Florida

Ars Technica - Wed 10 Oct 18

Michael described as a "near-worst case" scenario for the region.

Hurricane Michael Strengthens to 'Unprecedented' Category 4 Storm Overnight

Livescience - Wed 10 Oct 18

Florida is bracing for winds up to 140 mph and a potentially deadly storm surge.

Michael is now a major hurricane, and it may get a bit stronger

Ars Technica - Tue 9 Oct 18

Michael likely to be one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the Florida Panhandle.

See Hurricane Michael from Space in These Satellite Images

Livescience - Tue 9 Oct 18

Hurricane Michael is expected to hit the Florida panhandle as a major storm on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 10) — and U.S. weather satellites are busy watching the storm to help meteorologists ...

See Hurricane Michael from Space in These Satellite Images, - Tue 9 Oct 18

Hurricane Michael could rival worst storms on record to hit Florida Panhandle

USA today - Tue 9 Oct 18

Hurricane Michael could rewrite the record books. The storm could be among the worst storms on record to hit that part of the state.        

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida—and growing fast

Popular Science - Tue 9 Oct 18

Environment An unpleasant surprise for the region. Hurricane Michael could reach major hurricane status before making landfall on the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday.

Hurricane Michael is a rare, but not unprecedented, October storm

Ars Technica - Mon 8 Oct 18

Florida is a hurricane magnet in October.

CAT4 Hurricane Michael will be the strongest on record to hit Florida panhandle

Watts Up With That? - Wed 10 Oct 18

By Michael Bastasch Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 4 storm on Wednesday morning as it barrels towards the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas. When it strikes, it will be the ...

Hurricane Michael live cam: updates, tracking resources as storm makes landfall

Fastcompany Tech - Wed 10 Oct 18

The hurricane is expected to make landfall today. With maximum sustained winds of 140 mph, Hurricane Micheal is bearing down on the Florida panhandle this morning, having intensified into ...

3 ways to track Hurricane Michael

Fastcompany Tech - Tue 9 Oct 18

A few resources to help you track the storm in real time. The National Weather Service said late yesterday that Hurricane Micheal is threatening some 300 miles of coastland in the Gulf ...