• Hurricane Michael: Here's Where Real Estate Is Most At Risk

    2 monthes ago - By Forbes

    As Hurricane Michael barrels toward the Florida Panhandle at Category 2 status, an estimated 57,000 homes are at risk - with most in the Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Destin and Panama City areas.
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  • Hurricane Michael Inches Toward ‘Major Hurricane' Status, Targeting Florida's Panhandle

    Hurricane Michael Inches Toward ‘Major Hurricane' Status, Targeting Florida's Panhandle

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Hurricane Michael continues to gain strength in the Gulf of Mexico, prompting officials in Florida to close schools and over 100 counties in a 300 mile stretch along the Gulf Coast to declare emergencies.
    The storm, which as of 8 a.m. ET was a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 100 mph, continues to gain strength, and forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say they expect it to become a major hurricane. A storm becomes a Category 3 when winds hit 111 mph-and any hurricane that's a Cat 3 or higher is considered major.
    Michael is expected to still hold that major hurricane...
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  • 3 ways to track Hurricane Michael

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    A few resources to help you track the storm in real time.
    The National Weather Service said late yesterday that Hurricane Micheal is threatening some 300 miles of coastland in the Gulf and is expected to be “large and dangerous” when it makes landfall sometime on Wednesday.” The storm is currently a Category 1 but is expected to strengthen. It could have winds topping 111 mph by the time it reaches the Florida panhandle. Residents are told to brace for life-threatening storm surges, damaging winds, and flash flooding.
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  • Hurricane Michael could be the most destructive storm to hit Florida's Panhandle in decades

    Hurricane Michael could be the most destructive storm to hit Florida's Panhandle in decades

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Hurricane Michael is forecast to be the most destructive storm to hit Florida's Panhandle in decades.
    The storm is expected to strengthen to Category 3 before it hits Florida on Wednesday, bringing life-threatening winds and storm surge.
    Heavy rain caused by Michael killed 13 people in Central America over the weekend.
    Tens of thousands of people in Florida have been ordered to evacuate, while Florida's governor warned that the hurricane "could be devastating."
    Hurricane Michael is expected to strengthen to a Category 3 when it makes landfall in Florida's Panhandle, where mandatory...
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