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Michael expected to make landfall as a powerful category 4 hurricane

Posted: 10:00 PM, Oct 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-09 23:00:24-04

With the 10PM Michael continues to strengthen with winds now up to 125 mph winds and gusts as high as 155 mph.

Tropical satellite of Hurricane Michael

Over the last several hours Michael has become better organized with a tight eye forming around the main core of storms.

With the latest track Michael is expected to make landfall as a powerful category 4 hurricane with winds near 130 mph Wednesday afternoon near Panama City Beach, Florida.

NHC project track for hurricane Michael

This is going to be an extremely dangerous and life-threatening hurricane with multiple threats included powerful winds, high storm surge, heavy rainfall and tornadoes.

For a complete break down of all these impacts in more depth read my earlier article here .