Hurricane Michael devastation in Panama City, Florida seen in drone video, photos

Hurricane Michael devastation in Panama City, Florida seen in drone video, photos

Boats lay sunk and damaged at the Port St. Joe Marina after Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle. (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

The stunning scope of Hurricane Michael’s rampage started coming into focus Thursday, as dawn in Panama City, Florida revealed a sprawling mess of almost unimaginable devastation wrought by the third-most powerful hurricane in recorded history to lash the U.S. mainland.

Michael is now a tropical storm and, as of Thursday morning, was pushing its way across South Carolina — while also lashing North Carolina and Virginia with strong winds and heavy rains amid a tornado threat.

Hurricane Michael made landfall around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, just north of Mexico Beach, as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph sustained winds — just 1 mph below the threshold for a Category 5 designation. The storm blasted the Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia with wicked winds and killed at least two people.

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