Coastal flooding has begun in Florida's Gulf County. The Florida Department of Transportation posted video of storm surge topping a seawall on Highway 98 in Gulf County.
Storm surge has made it's way onto Highway 98 in Franklin County, where seaweed appears to be lining the road.
If you live nearby, safe to say you should stay off the roads.
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150 mph now!
455 WTNT64 KNHC 101528 TCUAT4
Hurricane Michael Tropical Cyclone Update NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL142018 1030 AM CDT Wed Oct 10 2018
...MICHAEL STILL STRENGTHENING AS THE EYE NEARS THE COAST OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...
Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that the maximum sustained winds have increased to near 150 mph (240 km/h) with higher gusts. The aircraft also reported that the minimum pressure has fallen to 923 mb (27.26 inches).
The Apalachicola airport recently reported a wind gust of 72 mph (101 km/h).
Water levels continue to rise quickly along the coast of the Florida Panhandle. A National Ocean Service water level station at Apalachicola recently reported over 5 feet of inundation above ground level.
SUMMARY OF 1030 AM CDT...1530 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...29.5N 85.9W ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM SSW OF PANAMA CITY FLORIDA ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM WSW OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...150 MPH...240 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 15 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...923 MB...27.26 INCHES
Good luck everyone. Looks to get really bad for y'all. STAY SAFE....get outta Dodge!
We just lost power.....But Bottomtime is a smart man. The whole house generator kicked in and we are running like normal. I must mention he is also on his way to North Dakota on a 4 day duck hunt..... Lucky man!!