The warning is relatively new to the NWS which developed the EWW in response to confusion resulting from the landfall of Hurricane Katrina. The center is expected to pass just to the west of the state's capital.
The heavy rains could cause flash floods, the NHC said, and spawn tornados in northwestern Florida.
The entire Florida Panhandle is under a hurricane warning and a storm surge warning.
There has never been a Category 4 storm make landfall along the Panhandle and Michael just missed the Category 5 threshold of 157 miles per hour as it arrived near Mexico Beach. Gale Berry, 59, said their neighborhood was littered with debris and downed trees after Hurricane Hermine, which made landfall in 2016 as a Category 1 storm. Forecasters said it will unleash damaging winds and rain all the way into the Carolinas, which are still recovering from hurricane Florence's epic flooding.
Meanwhile the Bay County Sheriff's Office warned residents that a "shelter-in-place" order has been issued, and urged everyone to stay off the roads. Heavy and steady rain and wind is expected to start locally sometime between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., with winds beginning to gust toward 40 miles per hour.
The Gulf Coast gets bigger storm surges because the water is shallow just off shore, so it can pile up. "It doesn't make landfall any better, but at least you know what to expect and when to expect it".
Storm surge is also inundating some areas along the Panhandle.
Panama City Beach, the Florida Panhandle tourist community, announced mandatory evacuations for some areas along the coast Tuesday morning.
Michael's minimum central pressure - a key measure of hurricane strength - was measured at 919 millibars at 1:00 p.m. ET.
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At Category 4, HurricaneMichael is classified as "extremely dangerous" and could rival some of the worst recorded storms to hit the north-west of the state in its history. Only three major hurricanes have hit the Panama City area and none since 1895, according to McNoldy.
The surge of water began arriving late Tuesday, ahead of the main storm and before its heavy rains, which will come as drainage systems are already trying to cope with the ocean water surge.
Unlike Florence, Hurricane Michael is likely to be stronger, windier and fast-moving when it reaches the Florida Panhandle sometime Wednesday. She said she could smell the pine from snapped tree branches.
The Google Home Hub will support voice assistant, and it will also come with built-in support for YouTube and other Google apps. While we have a pretty good idea of what announcements to expect, the most obvious are the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones.
Twitter absolutely went off on Hernandez during and after the game and he was actually trending in the USA after. He even got offended when the Red Sox bunted at him to test his fielding capabilities in a 2017 game.
Hurricane conditions, including heavy rainfall and flash flooding, are expected to lash Cuba on Tuesday, according to the NWS . A Tropical Storm Watch has also been issued from the Alabama-Florida border to the Mississippi-Alabama border.
He noted that Murkowski won election on write-in votes in 2010 and said, "She's about as strong as you can possibly be in Alaska". He said his approval rating has nearly doubled since the Kavanaugh confirmation. "She's certainly going to recover", he said.
The iPhone XS #ChargeGate issue has finally come to an end as Apple has released a fix with its minor iOS 12.01 software update . A bug was causing some of these models to hook up with a slower 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network instead of a faster 5GHz signal.
Currently, Leslie is located about 680 miles northeast of Bermuda, with 60 mph sustained winds, and moving east at 12 mph. But forecasters noted there is an increasing risk of unsafe surge, rainfall and wind for those in the cone.
In addition, we are introduced to the main drive of the second season, the mystery of the "Seven Signals" and the "Red Angel". The pair have both been separated from their real siblings for years, but they have each other as surrogate siblings.
The Flu Pandemic of 1918 wiped out nearly 40 million people worldwide including almost 1 million Americans. But how does it work, exactly? Nationally, flu deaths also broke records, claiming more than 80,000 lives.
Verizon Wireless will remain the exclusive carrier for Google's new Pixels, which were unveiled at a media event in NY today. One of the changes coming to this year's Pixel is the ability to wirelessly charge, thanks to the glass back.
Jimmy Butler wants to be traded to Heat, report says
For him to want out of Minnesota because some players don't take it as seriously as him, I think fits the Heat culture to a t. The guard was granted permission to avoid media day and training camp, and the preseason is slated to begin this weekend.
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Hurricane Michael strengthens as thousands flee
Hurricane Michael continues to push towards the Gulf of Mexico and looks to continue its trend of rapidly strengthening. The governor activated 750 national guardsman for storm response on Monday, on top of the 500 activated the day before.
Netanyahu's wife goes on trial in delivery meals case
Police, meanwhile, interviewed Mr Netanyahu for the twelfth time last week as a suspect in his own corruption cases. Earlier, already in Israel thousands of people at the protest demanded to prosecute Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Stephen Amell Reveals How the Arrowverse Crossover Begins
The CW has released the first look at Ruby Rose as Batwoman - and she looks like she is ready to slay the Arrowverse . Fans objected to Rose playing Batwoman , who will be openly gay in the crossover, despite the actress being lesbian.