WATCH: Hurricane Michael slams into Florida as devastating Category 4 storm

Posted at 4:27 PM, Oct 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-11 03:05:39-04

Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S. mainland.

FULL COVERAGE | Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

Michael blew ashore near Mexico Beach, a tourist town about midway along the Panhandle, a lightly populated, 200-mile stretch of white-sand beach resorts, fishing towns and military bases.

↓ Damage in Panama City after Hurricane Michael↓




↓ Hurricane Michael strikes Mexico City, Fla.↓



↓ Building partially collapses in Panama City ↓



↓ Clearwater Beach feeling impact from Michael's outer bands↓


↓ Hurricane damage in Sandy Creek ↓



↓ Homes, buildings torn apart by Hurricane Michael ↓


↓ Trees fall in Panama City ↓