Hurricane Michael strengthens to a category 2 storm with 110 mph winds as it continues to ascend through the Florida Panhandle.
The storm is predicted to make landfall Wednesday with a life-threatening storm surge, flooding rain, and damaging winds.
- Tampa Bay Times
- Washington Post (Image)
- A hurricane watch is issued for the Florida Panhandle as Hurricane Michael begins moving toward the Yucatan Channel.
- Hurricane Michael strengthens to a "potentially catastrophic" Category 4 hurricane and makes landfall on the Florida Panhandle.
- The death toll in the U.S. from Hurricane Michael rises to 17: eight in Florida, five in Virginia, three in North Carolina and one in Georgia.
- Hurricane Michael is downgraded to a tropical storm, but tornadoes are spotted in Georgia and Florida.
- Six people in Honduras, four in Nicaragua and three in El Salvador died after heavy floods triggered by Hurricane Michael affected Central America. Several others are injured and at least one is missing.