Hurricane Leslie Churns Toward Portugal And Spain

Remnants of Hurricane Michael heading toward Europe

The uncertainty perhaps related to how the hurricane interacted (or not) to the upper westerlies, which now look to engage and push the storm northeast.

Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast near the small town of Mexico Beach on Wednesday with screeching 250kmh winds, pushing a wall of seawater inland. Due to the severity of the storm, responders did not get to the home until the overnight hours.

Brock Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, called Mexico Beach, which has a population of about 1,200, "ground zero" for the hurricane damage.

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Centre in hard-hit Panama City, 32km northwest of Mexico Beach, was treating some of the injured.

Almost 950,000 homes and businesses were without power in Florida, Alabama, the Carolinas and Georgia on yesterday.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott told the Weather Channel the damage from Panama City down to Mexico Beach was "way worse than anybody ever anticipated".

"I have had employees going to the communities where our kids live, going door to door and checking", Principal Britt Smith by phone. The second floor of some apartments are just gone.

The hurricane, a Category 1 storm, was about 195 miles west-southwest of Lisbon, Portugal, the National Hurricane Center said in an 11 a.m. advisory on Friday. Leslie's maximum sustained winds were 75 mph (120 kph) and those hurricane-force winds extend outward for 95 kilometers (60 miles).

Strong winds brought down trees and electricity lines leaving hundreds of thousands of residents without power.

Northam said the declaration was made in anticipation of the impact Michael could cause to the area. According to authorities more than 900,000 homes and businesses across Florida, Alabama and the Carolinas were left without power.

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