The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season begins today and runs through Nov. 30.
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration upgraded Hurricane Michael to a category 5 storm announced in a report released today.
Florence and Michael have been retired from the hurricane name rotation because of the destructive nature of both 2018 storms.
Holt and Harold Fire Districts are hoping to help make Christmas brighter for children affected by Hurricane Michael.
Donations will be accepted Friday.
The Mexico Beach area became ground zero as Hurricane Michael moves inland.
The National Weather Service forecasts only tropical storm conditions for Okaloosa County.
With a few hours still to go before landfall, Michael continues to strengthen.
National Weather Service is still calling for tropical storm conditions here as Michael makes landfall today.
Michael is forecast to strengthen to a category 4 storm before landfall tomorrow.