As this historic storm made landfall in Mexico Beach, FL it was only 2MPH shy of a category 5 hurricane.
This makes Hurricane Michael the third strongest storm to hit the US.
We are thinking about our friends up north.
Join us by visiting our Beasley Best Community of Caring Red Cross webpage to make a donation to the American Red Cross to donate to Hurricane Michael Relief & Recovery.
The video coming out of North Florida is just devastating.
A current view of the sound side at Pensacola Beach???????? You can see the beach pier in the background. #HurricaneMichael pic.twitter.com/ecC7cBOTAE— Gulf Power (@GulfPower) October 10, 2018
A whole house was ripped apart in #Mexico Beach, #Florida. Here is video of parts of the home washing up to other properties. This is one powerful storm. #HurricaneMichael. (via Talarico Tessa) #Hurricane #mexicobeach pic.twitter.com/BBlzMm4Au2— Josh Benson (@WFLAJosh) October 10, 2018
Listen to the "sheer force" of #HurricaneMichael as its fierce winds and rain whip through Panama City, FL. https://t.co/ySeHRd2iF5 pic.twitter.com/9dJ1TMVu5w— ABC News (@ABC) October 10, 2018
Panama City Beach conditions getting ugly. (via Reed Timmer) #HurricaneMichael #PanamaCityBeach pic.twitter.com/bR1TEinGDI— Josh Benson (@WFLAJosh) October 10, 2018
#HurricaneMichael is bending trees with little effort. (via Kirsten Fiscus) #HurricaneMichael2018 #Hurricane pic.twitter.com/XyK482qfKq— Josh Benson (@WFLAJosh) October 10, 2018
New construction just collapsed in front of me in Panama City Beach from #hurricanemichael!!! It is going bad fast! pic.twitter.com/CG5R8jcUuf— Marc Weinberg (@MarcWeinbergWX) October 10, 2018
The roof of a hotel collapsed as ABC News was doing a live report in Panama City #HurricaneMichael pic.twitter.com/MSIUFxtwBe— Joel Franco (@OfficialJoelF) October 10, 2018