Michael made history as one of the top four strongest hurricanes to strike the United States

The Secular Jurist

The Florida Panhandle, which was devastated by Michael, has no prior record of such a strong storm. Incredibly Michael was still a major (Category 3) hurricane when it tracked into Georgia early Wednesday evening, becoming the most intense storm to hit the state since 1898.

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Michael’s maximum sustained winds of 155 mph at the time of landfall place it at fourth strongest, behind only the three Category 5 hurricane landfalls in the continental U.S.: Labor Day (1935), Camille (1969) and Andrew (1992).

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