Hurricane Michael battered Florida's Panhandle Wednesday, bringing with it destructive 155 mph winds and life-threatening storm surge.
CHOPPER VIDEOS: Damage to Mexico Beach
The winds of the Category 4 storm ripped apart homes, and feet of storm surge left homes underwater.
Action News Jax reporter Russell Colburn is reporting from the Florida Panhandle. He said according to an outage map, there are 110,000 customers without power in Tallahassee.
Michael weakened and became a Tropical Storm Thursday at 12 a.m., the National Hurricane Center said.
Highway 98 in Carrabelle:
Mexico Beach before Michael:
Mexico Beach after Michael:
Mexico Beach chopper video:
Photos and video from around the Panama City area show the path of destruction left behind by the near-Category 5 storm.
A look at what houses in #Mexico Beach, #Florida look like right now. This is a follow up from the previous clip posted. They are now submerged and were no match for #HurricaneMichael (via Tessa Talarico) #Hurricane #Michael #HurricaneMichael2018 pic.twitter.com/GJENrhFJha— Josh Benson (@WFLAJosh) October 10, 2018
BLOWN AWAY: @DavidMuir reports as @ABC footage captures the moment the hotel canopy collapsed on location in Panama City, Florida, minutes after Hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm with winds hitting 155 mph; no injuries were reported. https://t.co/R2f1WXip5J pic.twitter.com/cr0mtJtuX8— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) October 10, 2018
The core of #HurricaneMichael, seen in this #GOESEast imagery, is nearing the coast of the Florida Panhandle between St. Vincent Island and Panama City. An extreme wind warning has been issued for the eyewall. Latest: https://t.co/eBBIgc2wps pic.twitter.com/MXbU7ABwp0— NOAA Satellites (@NOAASatellites) October 10, 2018
See more videos of the destructive storm and damage it left behind on Action News Jax's Facebook page.
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