Hurricane Michael to Bring Unprecedented Surge and Wind as Well as Flooding Rains to Northwest Florida

| October 10, 2018 @ 7:02 am

Here are maximum wind gusts expected from Hurricane Michael:

Source: NWS National Digital Forecast Database

Here is expected rainfall:

Source: NWS Weather Prediction Center

Here is the probability of hurricane force winds:

Source: National Hurricane Center

Probability of tropical storm force winds:

Source: National Hurricane Center

Storm surge inundation based on forecast track looks good based on track forecast and current trends of movement.

Source: National Hurricane Center

If the track were to jog a little west though, the highest surge values would impact Panama City. Even with the current track, there will be widespread inundation around St. Andrews Bay, North Bay, East Bay, and West Bay.

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