Stunning Hurricane Michael Damage Photos and Video that Will Break Your Heart
Hurricane Michael was the third most powerful Atlantic hurricane to make hit in the United States in terms of pressure, behind the 1935 Labor Day hurricane and Hurricane Camille of 1969. Hurricane Michael was also the strongest storm in terms of maximum sustained wind speed to strike the contiguous United States since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. In addition, it was the strongest storm on record in the Florida Panhandle, and was the fourth-strongest landfalling hurricane in the contiguous United States, in terms of wind speed.
Below are stunning hurricane damage photos from Michael.
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NOAA releases before and after images of Hurricane Michael’s damage.
Hurricane Michael hits Florida and leaves a trail of damage.
“CBS Evening News” anchor Jeff Glor got a look at damage left by Hurricane Michael from above. On the ground, he visited with storm victims who lost everything.
|Most intense landfalling tropical cyclones in the United States
Intensity is measured solely by central pressure
|1||“Labor Day”||1935||892 mbar (hPa)|
|2||Camille||1969||900 mbar (hPa)|
|3||Michael||2018||919 mbar (hPa)|
|4||Katrina||2005||920 mbar (hPa)|
|6||Andrew||1992||922 mbar (hPa)|
|7||“Indianola”||1886||925 mbar (hPa)|
|8||“Guam”||1900||926 mbar (hPa)|
|9||“Florida Keys”||1919||927 mbar (hPa)|
|10||“Okeechobee”||1928||929 mbar (hPa)|
|Source: HURDAT, Hurricane