Its winds shrieking, Michael crashed ashore in the early afternoon near Mexico Beach, a tourist town about midway along the Panhandle, a lightly populated, 200-mile stretch of white-sand beach resorts, fishing towns and military bases.
By Associated Press
The storm's path is forecast to run through the state where many are still reeling after last month's Hurricane Florence.
By Jay Reeves, Brendan Farrington, Associated Press
Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S. mainland.
Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 3 as it approaches Florida’s Panhandle. In anticipation of landfall Wednesday, the president has already approved emergency federal funding. William Brangham speaks with Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, for…
By Jennifer Kay, Gary Fineout, Associated Press
The speed of the storm barreling toward the Florida Panhandle — Michael was moving north-northwest at 12 mph — was among the hazards worrying forecasters at the National Hurricane Center on Tuesday morning.
By Miles O'Brien
Florida research professors studying climate change have serious warnings for the Magic City. They say that Miami’s buildings have come a long way in becoming more resistant to sustained, heavy winds. However, the city’s infrastructure may not be prepared to…
By Mike Schneider, Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
The clock began ticking late last month for hundreds of Puerto Rican evacuees who rely on federal assistance to pay for hotel rooms.
By Associated Press
DeSantis sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday announcing his immediate resignation.
By Nsikan Akpan
The question as to why they make toxins in the first place is one of the great mysteries of marine science.
By William Brangham, Frank Carlson
In Florida, a toxic algae bloom that began last fall has killed dolphins, sea turtles, manatees, even a whale shark. And the toxins are not only devastating to wildlife, but difficult for humans and the economy as well. William Brangham…
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