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UPDATE: Alabama issues State of Emergency for Hurricane Michael

Michael is now officially a hurricane

Posted: Oct 8, 2018 10:10 AM
Updated: Oct 8, 2018 3:26 PM

(WTVA) - Michael is now officially a hurricane with max sustained winds at 75 mph.

Forecast projections now suggest it will make landfall as a "major" Cat 3 hurricane along the Florida panhandle somewhere between Pensacola and Cedar Key.

Monday afternoon Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a State of Emergency in anticipation of the storm.

The WTVA Severe Weather Authority team will have more in later newscasts.

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