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(now) cat3 michael is latest to be fuelled by "rapid intensification"
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2018-10-09 22:50:27 UTC
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Ryan Maue | weathermodels.com @RyanMaue 09 Oct 2018 13:00Z
First visible view of #HurricaneMichael is foreboding ... nothing stopping
further intensification ... fearing Category 4 as maximum now. 1-min
satellite loop: weather.us/satellite/848-# pic.twitter.com/mfzO5CBMPI
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The Weather Channel @weatherchannel 09 Oct 2018 11:55Z
Just in: #Hurricane #Michael strengthens to Cat. 2 intensity (100 mph).
Forecast to landfall at Cat. 3 intensity Wed. pic.twitter.com/0Tmpgz9vvF
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Hurricane Michael: Category 2 Storm Bears Down on Florida Panhandle
New York Times, 09 Oct 2018 12:13Z

NWS: Storm Surge from Hurricane Michael Could be 'Catastrophic'
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[Surge expected across Tallahassee region 8-12 ft].
WLRN News, 09 Oct 2018 12:29Z
A Storm Surge Warning has been issued from the Okaloosa/Walton County line
to the Anclote River, which is near the Pasco/Pinellas county line. A life-
threatening inundation of water is likely in the warned area, with the
height of the water above normally dry ground potentially reaching 8 to 12
feet in areas from Indian Pass to Cedar Key. In a statement issued early
Mon evening, the National Weather Service Tallahassee said water level
rises this high could potentially be "catastrophic" to the NE Gulf Coast.

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TCPalm, 09 Oct 2018 13:18Z

WPEC CBS12 News @CBS12 09 Oct 2018 15:02Z
Interactive map shows potential storm surge impact from Hurricane Michael.
bit.ly/2IKu8vl pic.twitter.com/OnkCtxAKJP
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Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to the United Nations
ABC, 09 Oct 2018 15:10Z

Doug Applin @budgetco 09 Oct 2018 15:13Z
AccuWeather predicts that Hurricane Michael's total damage and economic
impact in the US will be close to $15 bn,. "The greatest impacts will
be particularly along the coastline because of angry seas in a dangerous
storm surge being driven inland by onshore winds."

Philip Klotzbach @philklotzbach 09 Oct 2018 16:17Z
9 major #hurricanes have made landfall in the Florida Panhandle on record
(since 1851). Here's the landfall stats on each of these storms.
#HurricaneMichael #Michael pic.twitter.com/ocGsHS0q8i
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After the financial services royal commission's scathing interim report
slammed banks for "a culture of greed", the Australian Banking Association
is seeking to change the way institutions manage a customer's estate so that
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ABC Kimberley, 09 Oct 2018 19:45Z
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NSW Premier calls for immigration to the state to be halved
ABC News, 10 Oct 2018 09:19:55
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demands like hospitals and schools.

'Devastated': Vandals wreck disability charity's entire fleet of cars
ABC Radio Canberra, 10 Oct 2018 09:28:20
The entire fleet of service vehicles used by a Canberra charity to give
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Hurricane Michael Live Updates: Storm Upgraded to Category 3
New York Times, 09 Oct 2018 21:47Z
Bret Cahill
2018-10-10 04:53:52 UTC
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Could swing a close election.
wow & flutter
2018-10-10 21:06:34 UTC
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Post by Bret Cahill
Could swing a close election.
Invoking Sandy or Hillary?

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