Hurricane Michael Relief

By |2019-01-14T21:35:48-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: SHVI Stories|

Our Experience Hurricane Michael pummeled into the Florida Panhandle with a momentous amount of force on October 10, 2018. The Category 4 hurricane made landfall at Mexico Beach with catastrophic 155 mph winds reaching the Category 5 threshold, accompanied by a towering storm surge that peaked between 9-14 ft (depending on the area), tornados, and torrential rainfall. This intense storm was the most powerful to ever hit the Panhandle, devastating roughly 200 miles of beaches, coastal communities and military bases. Michael’s path of destruction continued inland sweeping through southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama as a Category 3 storm with winds still reaching 115mph. The night of the storm, it was reported [...]