Florida residents brace for impact as 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael gains strength

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(Worthy News) - Residents are filling sandbags and boarding up their homes as Hurricane Michael gained strength over warm waters and barrels toward Florida's northeast Gulf Coast.

The hurricane was located about 425 miles south of Apalachicola and 455 miles south of Panama City, Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center's 2 a.m. ET advisory on Tuesday.

Wind speeds were rising according to a hurricane hunter plane, and forecasters cautioned that the storm could morph into a major hurricane with winds topping 111 mph by Tuesday night. [ Source: Fox News (Read More...) ]

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