Before and After Images Show Hurricane Michael's Major Destruction in the Florida Panhandle

Chris Dolce
Published: October 11, 2018

Hurricane Michael's storm surge and intense winds have caused extreme destruction in the Florida Panhandle.

Some of the most severe damage from storm surge occurred in Mexico Beach, where countless homes were swept off their foundations. The storm surge was estimated to be 9 to 14 feet high in Mexico Beach, according to the National Hurricane Center Storm Surge Unit.

Below is a before-and-after comparison showing a few of the spots that have suffered catastrophic damage.

(MICHAEL COVERAGE: Hurricane Central)

Mexico Beach

(Before: Google Earth - After: LSM / Brandon Clement)

Mexico Beach

(Before: Google Earth - After: LSM / Brandon Clement)

Mexico Beach

(Before: Google Earth - After: LSM / Brandon Clement)

Mexico Beach

(Before: Google - After: SCV/Doug Kiesling)

Mexico Beach

(Before: Google - After: SCV/Doug Kiesling)

Mexico Beach

(Before: Google - After: SCV/Doug Kiesling)

Port St. Joe

(Before: Google - After: Associated Press)

Port St. Joe

(Before: Google - After: Associated Press)


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