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Tragic Images Of Devastation After Historic Hurricane Michael Made Landfall

Michael hit the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday as the most intense hurricane ever to strike the area, killing at least six people and leaving a trail of destruction in its path.

Posted on October 11, 2018, at 12:16 p.m. ET

The coastal township of Mexico Beach, Florida, lays devastated on Oct. 11.
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The coastal township of Mexico Beach, Florida, lays devastated on Oct. 11.

Kathy Coy stands amid what is left of her home after Hurricane Michael destroyed it in Panama City, Florida. She said she was in the home when it was blown apart and is thankful to be alive.
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Kathy Coy stands amid what is left of her home after Hurricane Michael destroyed it in Panama City, Florida. She said she was in the home when it was blown apart and is thankful to be alive.

Rescue personnel search amidst debris in Mexico Beach, Florida.
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Rescue personnel search amidst debris in Mexico Beach, Florida.

A fallen tree rests on a house after remnants of Hurricane Michael passed through Columbia, South Carolina. The accident sent at least one person to the hospital.
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A fallen tree rests on a house after remnants of Hurricane Michael passed through Columbia, South Carolina. The accident sent at least one person to the hospital.

Kaylee O'Brian cries as she's unable to find her cat after several trees fell on her now-destroyed home in Panama City, Florida.
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Kaylee O'Brian cries as she's unable to find her cat after several trees fell on her now-destroyed home in Panama City, Florida.

People look on at a damaged store after Hurricane Michael passed through Panama City, Florida.
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People look on at a damaged store after Hurricane Michael passed through Panama City, Florida.

Debris lies on the ground of a Booze Express store in Panama City Beach, Florida.
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Debris lies on the ground of a Booze Express store in Panama City Beach, Florida.

A McDonald's sign is toppled in Panama City, Florida.
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A McDonald's sign is toppled in Panama City, Florida.

Derailed box cars are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida.
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Derailed box cars are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida.

A house damaged by Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida.
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A house damaged by Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Florida.

Elizabeth Hanson (R) and her daughter, Emaly Hanson hug their neighbor Cindy Clark after dealing with their homes in Mexico Beach, Florida.
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Elizabeth Hanson (R) and her daughter, Emaly Hanson hug their neighbor Cindy Clark after dealing with their homes in Mexico Beach, Florida.

Storm damage in Panama City, Florida.
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Storm damage in Panama City, Florida.

People cut away a tree that landed on a vehicle in Panama City, Florida.
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People cut away a tree that landed on a vehicle in Panama City, Florida.

Dorian Carter looks under furniture for a missing cat after several trees fell on a home in Panama City, Florida.
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Dorian Carter looks under furniture for a missing cat after several trees fell on a home in Panama City, Florida.

Amanda Logsdon begins the process of trying to clean up her home after the roof was blown off in Panama City, Florida.
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Amanda Logsdon begins the process of trying to clean up her home after the roof was blown off in Panama City, Florida.

Damaged boats and a truck are seen in a marina in Panama City, Florida.
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Damaged boats and a truck are seen in a marina in Panama City, Florida.

Residents clear a road of fallen trees in Panama City, Florida.
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Residents clear a road of fallen trees in Panama City, Florida.

Sandra Taube looks through her apartment in Panama City, Florida.
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Sandra Taube looks through her apartment in Panama City, Florida.

Haley Nelson inspects damages to her family's property in Panama City, Florida.
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Haley Nelson inspects damages to her family's property in Panama City, Florida.

A woman and her children wait near a destroyed gas station in Panama City, Florida.
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A woman and her children wait near a destroyed gas station in Panama City, Florida.

A car is seen caught in flood waters in Panama City, Florida.
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A car is seen caught in flood waters in Panama City, Florida.

Residents embrace in front of their destroyed apartment building in Panama City, Florida.
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Residents embrace in front of their destroyed apartment building in Panama City, Florida.

Storm damage in Panama City, Florida.
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Storm damage in Panama City, Florida.





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