The storm was just 2 mph shy of a Category 5 when it slammed into Mexico Beach, near Panama City. Winds were 155 mph... and pressure dropped to 919 mb, making it the 3rd strongest hurricane on record to hit the continental US.
Here are some examples of damage caused by Hurricane Michael.
Hurricane Michael made landfall Wednesday afternoon as a powerful, high-end Category 4 hurricane. Watch as the storm tears into the coastline, bringing fierce winds, rain and flooding. https://t.co/kTNumBfyth pic.twitter.com/QHKDwn6QPK— CNN (@CNN) October 10, 2018
A whole house was ripped apart in #Mexico Beach, #Florida. Here is video of parts of the home washing up to other properties. This is one powerful storm. #HurricaneMichael. (via Talarico Tessa) #Hurricane #mexicobeach pic.twitter.com/BBlzMm4Au2— Josh Benson (@WFLAJosh) October 10, 2018