HURRICANE MICHAEL JUST LANDED AS THE STRONGEST STORM TO HIT THE U.S. SINCE 1969

Image shows a truck driving along a road that has been washed out as Hurricane Michael comes ashore. (Alligator Point, FL, U.S., October 10, 2018)

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Hurricane Michael just made landfall in Florida as the strongest hurricane to hit the US in 50 years, and the third strongest ever.

That’s according to measurements of the storm’s central pressure, which is a key indicator of the intensity of a storm. Michael’s pressure was 919 millibars when the storm’s eye reached the coast, making it more powerful than Hurricanes Katrina or Hurricane Andrew.

The storm’s wind speed puts it very close to a Category 5 hurricane.

Hurricane Michael has made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida.

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TRUMP SPEECH TO CONGRESS DETAILS A NEW GOVERNMENT OFFICE CALLED VOICE

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US President Donald Trump Congressional Speech & New Government Office Program

VIDEO“An office to serve American victims”- DONALD TRUMP

US president Donald Trump is creating a new government office with the very specific purpose of serving American victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants. It will be called VOICE—Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement—and sit under the US Department of Homeland Security, Trump said during his first address to Congress.
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