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County declares emergency in advance of Hurricane Michael (ESPANOL abajo)

Hurricane Michael is expected to downgrade to a tropical storm before reaching Columbus County, but significant rain and wind are still likely.
By Jefferson Weaver jeffersonweaver@nrcolumbus.com

Revised on: 10.12.2018 at 03:02 p.m.

Posted on: 10.10.2018 at 04:24 p.m. |

Columbus County has declared a state of emergency as Hurricane Michael  threatens to bring high winds and heavy rain across the county.

The Category Four hurricane slammed ashore on the Florida Panhandle Wednesday afternoon, and will bring tropical storm conditions to the area through Friday morning. While the storm is

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