The NHCwarned that the waves and rain could trigger deadly flooding, and that residents within the hurricanewarning zone should likewise "prepare for life-threatening winds".
In Florida, state offices, schools and universities were set to close on October 9 through the end of the week in panhandle counties.
Michael could become a major hurricane with winds topping 111 miles per hour (178 kph) by Tuesday night before the anticipated landfall Wednesday on the Panhandle or Big Bend, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The storm could bring up to 12 inches of rainfall and is expected to make landfall as a category three hurricane on Wednesday morning.
Michael is now the seventh hurricane of the 2018 season, and will be the first major hurricane to hit this area since Hurricane Dennis in 2005.
Hurricane conditions, including heavy rainfall and flash flooding, are expected to lash Cuba on Tuesday, according to the NWS.
The Florida Highway Patrol is pre-deploying 100 State Troopers to the Panhandle and Big Bend area of Florida in preparation for Hurricane Michael. Our southwestern counties could even see hurricane force wind gusts of over 74 miles per hour.
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"We're well into hurricane season and a big part of being ready for hurricane season is people should have a plan with supplies in order and hope for the best", he said. In a press conference on Monday, he said Hurricane Michael was a "massive storm".
Florida governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in 35 counties, warning that the region must be "prepared for a direct hit with sustained hurricane force winds". The National Hurricane Center calls it "an extremely unsafe category 4 hurricane", and news media in the state were already posting photos showing significant damage soon after the storm came ashore.
Rain chances stand at 60 percent in Orlando on Tuesday and Wednesday before jumping to 70 percent on Thursday.
Storm surge watches stretch all the way from Pensacola to Tampa, Florida, with maximum storm surge projections now exceeding twelve feet in some locations. A Tropical Storm Watch has also been issued from the Alabama-Florida border to the Mississippi-Alabama border.
The National Hurricane Center indicates that Tropical Storm Michael has strengthened and is now Hurricane Michael, centered over the northwest Caribbean Sea.
North Carolina may receive 2cm to 7cm of rain, officials say, which could trigger flash flooding due to the existing level of saturation in the ground from Hurricane Florence, which struck North and SC last month. Residents are being urged to evacuate inland.
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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.
Several models call for the Hurricane to miss major producing assets in the Gulf, but any change of track could widen the impact. India is the world's third-largest oil importer, and Iran's second-biggest oil customer after China.
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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.
It did not mention the sexual misconduct claims against him that emerged in the past month - claims Kavanaugh has denied. Rice also said her family "goes back generations" in ME and that she's owned a home in the state for the last 20 years.
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Michael now a Category 1 hurricane
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.
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Now we just moan indignantly about Hernandez and ponder what he might do in Game 4-when he will be the umpire behind home plate. Eovaldi was 3-3 with a 3.33 in 11 starts and one relief appearance for the Red Sox , who acquired him from Tampa Bay in July.