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Michael weakens to a Tropical Storm as it leaves Georgia

Heavy rainfall and dangerous conditions continue.

Hurricane Michael has weakened to a tropical storm. The storm's sustained winds are now at 50 mph.

The storm first made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida as a strong Category 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Most recent updated position

As of 5 p.m. ET, Hurricane Michael is located about 20 miles northwest of Raleigh, North Carolina. The storm is clipping along at about 24 mph.

Watches and Warnings for Hurricane Michael

Storm Surge Watch:

  • Ocracoke Inlet North Carolina to Duck North Carolina

Tropical Storm Warnings:

  • Altamaha Sound Georgia to Duck North Carolina
  • Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds

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