More than 40 percent of daily crude oil production and more than one-third of natural gas output was lost from offshore US Gulf of Mexico wells on Wednesday because of platform evacuations and shut-ins caused by Michael.
"This happened so quickly, we weren't exactly prepared", he said.
As the destructive forces of Hurricane Michael were set to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle Wednesday, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station were able to capture breathtaking video of the storm. "You know, that's hard", she said, choking back tears. Scientists say global warming is responsible for more intense and more frequent extreme weather, such as storms, droughts, floods and fires.
When Michael smashed into the coastline yesterday, debris was strewn across miles of Florida's coastline.
Michael, located about 20 miles (30 kilometers) southwest of Albany, Georgia and packing maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour (150 km/h), is forecast to become post-tropical cyclone on Friday, the Miami-based weather forecaster said.
In addition, this storm had the third-lowest central air pressure of any US landfalling hurricane on record.
Residents and tourists were told to flee low-lying areas in at least 22 counties along the shore in Florida's Panhandle and adjacent Big Bend region.
But many people living in counties farther east in North Central Florida were spared.
Megan Williams, left, and roommate Kaylee O'Brian take belongings from their destroyed home after several trees fell on the house during Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Oct. 10, 2018.
Hurricane Michael threatens Florida with 150mph winds
The hurricane was expected to gradually weaken as it passed over the southeastern United States, the hurricane center said. The Carolinas are still reeling from severe flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence less than a month ago.
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It also said he was "a fighter" and had his share of "battles" during his life, "but unfortunately this time was too much". During this recent time of adversity, he was baptized while surrounded by his family.
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Brock Long, told President Donald Trump in a briefing shortly before the eye of the storm hit that it was the "worst kind" of hurricane. Some of those areas are still working to recover from Hurricane Florence. He has covered hurricanes in the state for decades. The most likely cause for such sudden changes?
A year ago saw a string of catastrophic storms batter the western Atlantic - including Irma, Maria and Harvey, which caused a record-equaling $125 billion (USD) in damage when it flooded the Houston metropolitan area.
After the hurricane made landfall, Florida Governor Rick Scott urged those who didn't evacuate to stay in place.
More than 17,000 people tuned into the broadcast, including Sen.
Looking at the entire hurricane season, Michael had the strongest winds since 1992 and Hurricane Andrew.
Hurricane Mitch reportedly killed about 19,000 people.
In St. Marks, John Hargan and his family gathered up their pets and moved to a raised building constructed to withstand a Category 5 after water from the St. Marks River began surrounding their home. "We've been through hurricanes but never where we were completely cut off like this". Ranked as a Category 4, the disaster ruined the town's commercial industry and its status as a major port whilst claiming the lives of up to 12,000 inhabitants.
"This is a full month later than we've ever seen a hurricane with anywhere near this strength", he said. The name Fifi was removed from the rotating list of hurricane names due to high number of fatalities. The island struggled to provide effective and quick relief to its citizens and for its infrastructure.
Je pense que nous devons prendre nos distances avec le scénario d'un "no deal" (...). "Nous n'en sommes pas là. Une rencontre décisive est prévue entre Theresa May et ses homologues de l'UE le 17 octobre.
The explosion happened only about two kilometres from the reserve, forcing residents to quickly flee, he said. The company will update its customers as soon as it is in a position to offer something new, said Stout.
Pictured at the American Music Awards, Taylor dressed for the occasion, opting for a high neckline but a tiny hem. On top of being the most decorated artist of the evening, Swift performed her new song I Did Something Bad .
She argued the European Union had become "totalitarian" and operated against the interests of the citizens it represents. Salvini heads the League party, one of the two major parties supporting the government of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Antonio Brown is being sued after almost harming a toddler by throwing large furniture out his 14th story window in Florida. The following day, police again returned to the complex after Brown said someone had stolen his black Rolls-Royce.
Many stock-market observers pin the start of the current bull market, the longest since World War II, at March 9, 2009. The 10-year Treasury yield rose to 3.22 percent from 3.20 percent late Tuesday after earlier touching 3.24 percent.
The couple have also followed in Harry and Meghan's footsteps by inviting 1,200 members of the public to celebrate the big day. Philip and Sarah will be in relatively close proximity to each other and Sarah's very nervous about it.
US consumer price inflation is now above 2 percent annually and the unemployment rate is the lowest in about 40 years. Wall Street extended its losses Wednesday afternoon as markets continued to skid, with the Nasdaq leading the losses.
C'est sans dire que ce trophée a très peu de valeur pour quiconque l'a pris, mais beaucoup pour l'équipe et moi-même. La société a indiqué prendre l'entière responsabilité de ce vol et a présenté ses excuses au coureur gallois.
But Turkish officials have concluded that whatever the intent of the operation, Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate. Media captionCCTV footage shows missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
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But if any individual already got exposed to a particular strain of HPV, then the vaccine will not work against such strain. Now, most insurance companies should cover Gardasil for those in the approved age range.
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Some tourists and residents ducked outdoors as a precaution but then went back to sleep when there was no tsunami warning. It earlier warned that waves up to about 30 centimetres were possible within 300 kilometres of the epicentre.
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Thanks to a poor winter and long-term drought, New Mexico's largest reservoir, Elephant Butte, is now at 3.2 percent capacity. While the U.S.is on target to meet the previous goal, the United Nations is still stressing that more action is needed.
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A business providing a public service has a legal duty to do so without discrimination based on race, gender, faith and sexuality. Daniel began, "Well, I want to start by thanking God".