UPDATE 8:45 a.m. 10/10: Hurricane Michael is now a Category 4 with maximum sustained winds of 145mph as it moves closer to the Florida Panhandle. The hurricane is expected to make landfall later in the day on Wednesday.
UPDATE 8:30 a.m. 10/9: Hurricane Michael has just been upgraded to a Category 2 and further strengthening is expected as it moves toward the Florida Panhandle at approximately 12 mph.
As Hurricane Michael has formed near the Gulf of Mexico, folks traveling to Florida may want to keep a close eye on the weather reports as well as their airline for any travel delays that may occur.
As of the time of this post, the National Hurricane Center reports that the center of Hurricane Michael is passing near the Western tip of Cuba.
We will be updating this story at the top should there be any cruise itinerary change announcements or other pertinent information regarding traveling to the Central Florida area.
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