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Just now, Derecho! said:

Screen shots really don't show much but gray. Car is clearly floating and spinning around. 

yep.  just imagine being in the strongest car wash ever

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2 minutes ago, hazwoper said:

Take some screen shots....and post if you can

Honestly there's not much to see. I'm amazed none of the windows have broken out yet with as much bobbing around and debris as there seem to be over there.

 

Last time anything was visible it looks like it drifted up against some kind of building.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
135 PM EDT WED OCT 10 2018

...HIGHEST AREA WIND REPORTS EXCEEDING 39 MPH OVER THE PAST THREE HOURS...

LOCATION                     SPEED     TIME/DATE       LAT/LON              

...ALABAMA...

...DALE COUNTY...
DOTHAN AIRPORT               39 MPH    1239 PM 10/10   31.32N/85.45W        
1 WNW CAIRNS AAF             39 MPH    1217 PM 10/10   31.28N/85.72W        
HANCHEY AHP                  35 MPH    0108 PM 10/10   31.35N/85.67W        

...FLORIDA...

...BAY COUNTY...
TYNDALL AFB                  129 MPH   0121 PM 10/10   30.07N/85.58W        
1 S PANAMA CITY              91 MPH    0100 PM 10/10   30.15N/85.67W        
NORTHWEST FLORIDA - INTERNAT 74 MPH    0114 PM 10/10   30.36N/85.80W        
GULF RESORT BEACH            65 MPH    1242 PM 10/10   30.23N/85.88W        
1 N PANAMA CITY              43 MPH    1219 PM 10/10   30.19N/85.67W        
1 ESE PARKER                 36 MPH    1130 AM 10/10   30.12N/85.59W        
PARKER                       36 MPH    1126 AM 10/10   30.12N/85.59W        

...DIXIE COUNTY...
HORSESHOE BEACH              35 MPH    1139 AM 10/10   29.44N/83.29W        

...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
APALACHICOLA MUNICIPAL AIRPO 89 MPH    1231 PM 10/10   29.73N/85.02W        
APALACHICOLA                 81 MPH    0106 PM 10/10   29.73N/84.98W        
SAINT GEORGE ISLAND          80 MPH    1233 PM 10/10   29.67N/84.86W        
5 WSW SAINT GEORGE ISLAND    48 MPH    0833 AM 10/10   29.63N/84.94W        

...GADSDEN COUNTY...
QUINCY AIRPORT               41 MPH    1015 AM 10/10   30.60N/84.55W        

...HOLMES COUNTY...
TRICOUNTY AIRPORT            44 MPH    0123 PM 10/10   30.85N/85.60W        

...JACKSON COUNTY...
MARIANNA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT   40 MPH    1114 AM 10/10   30.84N/85.18W        

...LEON COUNTY...
TALLAHASSEE INTERNATIONAL AI 51 MPH    0102 PM 10/10   30.39N/84.35W        

...LIBERTY COUNTY...
SUMATRA                      44 MPH    1204 PM 10/10   30.02N/84.99W        
CENTRAL CITY                 36 MPH    1149 AM 10/10   30.18N/84.94W        

...TAYLOR COUNTY...
PERRY-FOLEY AIRPORT          40 MPH    1235 PM 10/10   30.07N/83.57W        

...WAKULLA COUNTY...
SHELL POINT                  48 MPH    0954 AM 10/10   30.06N/84.29W        
2 NW PANACEA-WAKULLA AIRPORT 42 MPH    1046 AM 10/10   30.01N/84.42W        
2 SSW SHADEVILLE             39 MPH    1205 PM 10/10   30.16N/84.32W        
1 SE PLUM ORCHARD            36 MPH    1214 PM 10/10   30.13N/84.13W        

...WALTON COUNTY...
1 WNW BLUE MOUNTAIN BEACH    41 MPH    0116 PM 10/10   30.35N/86.23W        
DEFUNIAK SPR AP              39 MPH    1255 PM 10/10   30.73N/86.15W        

...GEORGIA...

...DECATUR COUNTY...
BAINBRIDGE                   35 MPH    0115 PM 10/10   30.97N/84.64W        

...FLORIDA...

...MARITIME STATIONS...
1 E SAINT ANDREWS STATE PARK 101 MPH   1252 PM 10/10   30.13N/85.72W        
18 S SAINT GEORGE ISLAND     84 MPH    1200 PM 10/10   29.41N/84.86W        
1 SE GULF RESORT BEACH       73 MPH    0100 PM 10/10   30.21N/85.88W        
CEDAR ISLAND                 39 MPH    0100 PM 10/10   29.82N/83.59W        

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. WE THANK ALL VOLUNTEER WEATHER OBSERVERS 
FOR THEIR DEDICATION. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

 

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1 minute ago, Eric In NW Ohio said:

By the sounds on Adairs camera, he's lost a window on his car...how this is still broadcasting is beyond me.

It's no longer active on the link I was using.

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BULLETIN
HURRICANE MICHAEL INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 16A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142018
100 PM CDT WED OCT 10 2018

...MICHAEL INTENSIFIES AS IT MAKES LANDFALL NEAR MEXICO BEACH
FLORIDA...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE...HURRICANE FORCE WINDS...AND HEAVY
RAINFALL OCCURING OVER THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...


SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...30.0N 85.5W
ABOUT 5 MI...10 KM NW OF MEXICO BEACH FLORIDA
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SE OF PANAMA CITY FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...155 MPH...250 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 20 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...919 MB...27.41 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED WEST OF THE
ALABAMA/FLORIDA BORDER.

THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH ALONG THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA HAS BEEN
DISCONTINUED SOUTH OF CHASSAHOWITZKA.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A STORM SURGE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* OKALOOSA/WALTON COUNTY LINE FLORIDA TO ANCLOTE RIVER FLORIDA

A STORM SURGE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* ANCLOTE RIVER FLORIDA TO ANNA MARIA ISLAND FLORIDA, INCLUDING
TAMPA BAY
* OCRACOKE INLET NORTH CAROLINA TO DUCK NORTH CAROLINA

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* ALABAMA/FLORIDA BORDER TO SUWANNEE RIVER FLORIDA

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* SUWANEE RIVER FLORIDA TO CHASSAHOWITZKA FLORIDA
* NORTH OF FERNANDINA BEACH FLORIDA TO DUCK NORTH CAROLINA
* PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS

A STORM SURGE WARNING MEANS THERE IS A DANGER OF LIFE-THREATENING
INUNDATION, FROM RISING WATER MOVING INLAND FROM THE COASTLINE. FOR
A DEPICTION OF AREAS AT RISK, PLEASE SEE THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE STORM SURGE WATCH/WARNING GRAPHIC, AVAILABLE AT
HURRICANES.GOV.

A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.

A STORM SURGE WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF LIFE-
THREATENING INUNDATION, FROM RISING WATER MOVING INLAND FROM THE
COASTLINE.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF MICHAEL.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA, INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS, PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR
LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
----------------------
SATELLITE, AIRCRAFT, AND RADAR DATA INDICATE THAT THE EYE OF
MICHAEL IS MAKING LANDFALL JUST NORTHWEST OF MEXICO BEACH, FLORIDA.

AT 100 PM CDT (1800 UTC), THE EYE OF HURRICANE MICHAEL WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 30.0 NORTH, LONGITUDE 85.5 WEST. MICHAEL IS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH (22 KM/H). A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT. A MOTION TOWARD
THE NORTHEAST AT A FASTER FORWARD SPEED IS FORECAST ON THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CORE OF MICHAEL
WILL MOVE INLAND ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON, AND
ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN ALABAMA AND SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA TONIGHT.
MICHAEL WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT, AND THEN MOVE OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC
COAST AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES ON FRIDAY.

RECENT DATA FROM NOAA AND AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER
AIRCRAFT INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO
NEAR 155 MPH (250 KM/H) WITH HIGHER GUSTS. MICHAEL IS AN EXTREMELY
DANGEROUS CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE WIND
SCALE. MICHAEL SHOULD WEAKEN AS IT CROSSES THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES. MICHAEL IS FORECAST TO BECOME A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE ON
FRIDAY, AND STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST AS THE SYSTEM MOVES OVER THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC.

HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES (75 KM) FROM
THE CENTER AND TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175
MILES (280 KM). A WIND GUST OF 130 MPH (210 MPH) WAS RECENTLY
REPORTED AT A UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA/WEATHERFLOW OBSERVING SITE NEAR
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE BEFORE THE INSTRUMENT FAILED.  A WIND GUST TO
129 MPH (207 KM/H) WAS REPORTED AT THE PANAMA CITY AIRPORT.

THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON DATA FROM AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT IS 919 MB (27.41 INCHES).

A MINIMUM PRESSURE OF 920 MB WAS RECENTLY REPORTED BY A UNIVERSITY
OF FLORIDA/WEATHERFLOW OBSERVING SITE NEAR TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE.

 

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155mph now. 

BULLETIN
Hurricane Michael Intermediate Advisory Number 16A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL142018
100 PM CDT Wed Oct 10 2018

...MICHAEL INTENSIFIES AS IT MAKES LANDFALL NEAR MEXICO BEACH
FLORIDA...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE...HURRICANE FORCE WINDS...AND HEAVY
RAINFALL OCCURING OVER THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...


SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...30.0N 85.5W
ABOUT 5 MI...10 KM NW OF MEXICO BEACH FLORIDA
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SE OF PANAMA CITY FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...155 MPH...250 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 20 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...919 MB...27.41 INCHES

 

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Recent data from NOAA and Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter
aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds have increased to
near 155 mph (250 km/h) with higher gusts. Michael is an extremely
dangerous category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind
Scale. Michael should weaken as it crosses the southeastern United
States. Michael is forecast to become a post-tropical cyclone on
Friday, and strengthening is forecast as the system moves over the
western Atlantic.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles (75 km) from
the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175
miles (280 km). A wind gust of 130 mph (210 mph) was recently
reported at a University of Florida/Weatherflow observing site near
Tyndall Air Force Base before the instrument failed.  A wind gust to
129 mph (207 km/h) was reported at the Panama City Airport.

The latest minimum central pressure based on data from an Air Force
Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is 919 mb (27.41 inches).

A minimum pressure of 920 mb was recently reported by a University
of Florida/Weatherflow observing site near Tyndall Air Force Base.

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