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Typhoon Michael consequences: Live protection of damages, flooding …

Michael by the numbers Hurricane history: First Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in Florida’s Panhandle since record-keeping began in 1851. Top winds: 155 mph at landfall, strong enough to completely destroy homes and cause weekslong power outages. Powerful pressure: 919 millibars minimum pressure in the eye. High water: Estimated peak storm surge of 9 feet and 14 feet from Mexico Beach east through Apalachee Bay, according to the National Hurricane Center. Storm riders: Roughly 375,000 people in Florida were warned to evacuate; many refused, including 285 […]

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