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 Gary Fineout, Associated Press
A partisan brushfire blew up Tuesday amid the threat of Hurricane Michael over voter registration deadlines in the battleground state of Florida.
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.
In our news wrap Monday, Hurricane Michael is heading toward the Florida Panhandle, and is expected to make landfall midweek. Forecasters say it could become a major hurricane with winds topping 110 miles an hour. Also, President Trump predicted the…
By Associated Press
Since the storm will spend two to three days over the Gulf, which has very warm water temperatures and favorable atmospheric conditions, "there is a real possibility that Michael will strengthen to a major hurricane before landfall," Robbie Berg, a…
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