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Dec 24, 2018

Calls Mount to Label Hurricane Michael a Category 5 Storm

Calls Mount to Label Hurricane Michael a Category 5 Storm

Hurricane Michael was a strong Category 4 with its measured 155 mph sustained winds upon landfall — 2 mph under Cat. 5 status. Some officials in one Florida Panhandle county are pushing for Hurricane Michael to...

Dec 12, 2018

$4.2B in Insured Losses in Florida From Michael: Agency

$4.2B in Insured Losses in Florida From Michael: Agency

State officials are estimating that Floridians had more than $4.2 billion in insured losses from Hurricane Michael.

Dec 7, 2018

FL Hospital Hit Hard During Hurricane Michael to Lay Off 800

FL Hospital Hit Hard During Hurricane Michael to Lay Off 800

Bay Medical Sacred Heart said it will make the cuts Feb. 4 after it reopens in January at one-fourth its previous size.

Nov 30, 2018

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Comes to an End Friday

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Comes to an End Friday

A total of 15 systems became named storms with eight becoming hurricanes - two of those classified as major – during the 2018 season.

Nov 26, 2018

Hurricane Michael Killed At Least 43 in Florida: Authorities

Hurricane Michael Killed At Least 43 in Florida: Authorities

Florida authorities have linked more deaths to Hurricane Michael, raising the state's death toll to 43.

Nov 24, 2018

Tyndall Air Force Base Planes Moving After Hurricane Michael

Tyndall Air Force Base Planes Moving After Hurricane Michael

More than six weeks after Hurricane Michael hit Florida's Panhandle, a half-dozen F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets have arrived at Eglin Air Force Base.

Oct 30, 2018

Fla. Lawmakers Ask FEMA for More Housing for Storm Survivors

Fla. Lawmakers Ask FEMA for More Housing for Storm Survivors

U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson on Monday said in a letter to FEMA's director that the alternative housing must be deployed immediately to the Panhandle to alleviate suffering.

Oct 16, 2018

In Florida, Families Seeking the Missing Amid Storm Damage

In Florida, Families Seeking the Missing Amid Storm Damage

Joanne Garone Behnke has replayed every possible scenario in her mind a hundred times. Maybe her 79-year-old aunt sought shelter at the sturdy condo nearby that withstood Hurricane Michael's devastating winds.

Oct 14, 2018

Tyndall Air Force Base to Be Rebuilt After Hurricane Michael

Tyndall Air Force Base to Be Rebuilt After Hurricane Michael

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says that Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida's Panhandle was destroyed, but he's promising the base will be rebuilt.

Oct 14, 2018

Inmates Evacuated From Florida Prisons Damaged by Hurricane

Inmates Evacuated From Florida Prisons Damaged by Hurricane

Florida officials have evacuated nearly 3,000 inmates after two prisons were damaged during Hurricane Michael.

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