Tens Of Thousands Of Homes Damaged After Hurricane Michael Pummels Florida

The third most powerful storm to make landfall on the continental United State, Hurricane Michael arrived to make landfall in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, flooding several beach towns, sending trees and debris flying, and killing at least one, according to USA Today. Hurricane Michael arrived as a Category 3 storm with sustained winds at 150 mph near Mexico Beach. Florida officials said one person was reportedly killed by a falling tree but rescue missions were still ongoing so the exact toll is still unknown. More than 375,000 people along the Gulf Coast were told to evacuate due to concerns about the storm after it rapidly intensified while moving over the warm waters of the Gulf of…