The Florida Panhandle, an informal, unofficial term for the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Florida, is a strip of land roughly 200 miles long and 50 to 100 miles wide (320 km by 80 to 160 km), lying between Alabama on the north and the west, Georgia also on the north, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.

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Hurricane Michael Leaves Trail of Destruction as It Slams Florida's Panhandle

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the continental United States, slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, unleashing a trail of destruction across 200 miles that splintered houses, peeled off ...

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Washington Post

Hurricane Michael live updates: Category 4 storm makes landfall in Florida ...

“Dangerous storm surge continues along the coast of the Florida Panhandle,” the center said, with a station in Apalachicola registering more than 7.7 feet of inundation. Wind gusts were still battering the area, with some reported as high as 119 mph in ...

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