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STORM OF THE CENTURY: Hurricane Michael Grows to CAT 4, Heads Towards Florida

posted by Hannity Staff - 10.10.18

Hurricane Michael continued to grow in the warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico overnight Tuesday; escalating to a monster Category 4 storm as it barrels towards the Florida panhandle.

The dangerous hurricane is now clocking 145 mph winds and 31-foot waves and may continue to strengthen as it heads towards land.

Weather forecasters are saying Michael will likely be the biggest storm to hit the region in over a century.

“Hurricane Michael is a dangerous, catastrophic life-threatening storm,” said one forecaster. “The panhandle of Florida has never had a Cat 4 landfall in their history, and Michael could go down as the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. in the month of October.”

Read the full story at Fox News.

FLORENCE ARRIVES: Major Hurricane Hits Carolinas, +300k Without Power, Hundreds Stranded

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.14.18

Hurricane Florence slammed the Carolina coast early Friday morning; cutting power to over 300,000 residents and leaving hundreds stranded as the massive storm caused severe flooding and torrential rain.

“Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, early Friday morning, thrashing the already battered coast with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains that officials warned could trigger catastrophic floods further inland,” writes Fox News.

According to initial estimates, the tide in Emerald Isle, NC was a staggering seven feet above average.

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FLORENCE GETS DEADLY: First Fatalities Reported as Hurricane Florence Slams Carolinas

posted by Hannity Staff - 9.14.18

Local police in North Carolina confirmed the first official deaths caused by Hurricane Florence Friday, confirming two fatalities occurred when a tree slammed into a house in Wilmington, NC.

According to Wilmington Police, the victims were a mother and her infant. The father was taken to a local hospital with injuries.

The powerful storm is slowly making its way inland from the Carolina coast with local residents warned of torrential downpours, high winds, flooded rivers, and power outages in the days ahead.

Read the full story at Fox News.

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