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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Cold front helps spare the area from hurricane

Possible Cat. 5 set sights on Panama City


October 11, 2018

Escambia County (Ala.) Emergency Management Director David Adams said the cold front heading to the area from the west has been a 'win-win' situation with the front pushing Hurricane Michael to the east and will bring a break to the historic high temperatures that have plagued the area.

The hurricane was set to hit near Panama City Wednesday afternoon. The latest updates a 10:30 a.m. Wednesday had the storm as a Category 4 with winds of 150 mph and could possibly become a Category 5 storm before landfall.

Other good news within the bad is the storm is picking up speed. As of 10:30 a.m. the...

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