Hurricane Michael is a category 4 storm with sustained winds of 130mph.
We’re thinking of everyone in her path and hope this resource page helps you either get out or stay up to date on the latest news to make your travels smoother.
TOP MICHAEL STORIES (UPDATED: October 10 at 4:30pm ET)
- CNN: Hurricane live updates
- NBC: Hurricane Michael makes landfall in Florida Panhandle as powerful Category 4 storm
- NPR: How are you preparing for Hurricane Michael
- NYT: Hurricane updates
- USA TODAY: Hurricane Michael falls short of a Category 5 – by just 2 mph
- WASHINGTON POST: Category 4 storm roars ashore with winds reaching 155 mph
GOOD TO KNOW
- Call 311 not 911 for downed trees and flooding. 911 should only be dialed for true emergencies.
- What to Do: Weather Delays and Flight Cancellations
- Flight delay information – air traffic control system command center
- Flight trackers
- Google’s crisis map
- Every hotel website and phone #
- Every car rental website and phone #
- Every cruise line website and phone #
- CDC: Mold cleanup and remediation
- How a coin and a cup of water could keep you from getting sick
GOOD TO KNOW FOR NEXT STORM
Buy travel insurance as soon as you purchase your trip because once a storm is formed you can’t buy it. I use Allianz Travel Insurance. Full disclosure: I work as an ambassador for Allianz Global Assistance (AGA Service Company) and receive financial compensation.