"It will be life-threatening and extremely risky".
"You can not hide from storm surge, so. get out if an evacuation is ordered", he said.
The 5 p.m. ET advisory said Michael was located 270 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola, Fla., moving northward at 12 mph.
Global analytics firm CoreLogic estimates that the total reconstruction value if all these homes were actually destroyed by what's forecast to be a Category 3 hurricane - winds up to 129 miles per hour - could amount to $13.4 billion.
The governor activated 750 national guardsman for storm response on Monday, on top of the 500 activated the day before.
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Escambia County, Santa Rosa County, Pasco County, Madison County, Liberty County Leon County, Hernando County, Gadsden County, and Calhoun County are under voluntary or phased evacuation orders.
Around 120,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes and many thousands more have been told they should leave.
"We've practiced this many times". "This is the real thing, a significant threat to life and safety". After Hurricane Irma past year, 14 people died when a South Florida nursing home lost power and air conditioning.
"It seems like it's coming right for us".
More than 300 miles of coastline from Mobile, AL, through the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend area are threatened, according to the NHC. Parts of Florida's curvy Big Bend could see up to 12 feet (3.7 metres) of storm surge, while Michael also could dump up to a foot (30 centimetres) of rain over some Panhandle communities as it moves inland, forecasters said. The storm is moving north at 12 miles per hour.
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency in anticipation of widespread power outages, wind damage and debris produced by high winds.
"I am concerned about the cone of uncertainty as Hurricane Michael is leaning west today", Alabama Emergency Management Agency Director Brian Hastings said in a statement Monday.
"Impacts from Hurricane Michael along the Florida Panhandle will include a unsafe storm surge, flooding rainfall and damaging winds".
By Wednesday night and Thursday, the storm will cut through the southeastern United States.
"Heavy rainfall, wind and storm surge impacts will be possible across portions of the northern Gulf Coast by midweek", according to the hurricane center.
Peaton says he's working closely with the National Weather Service to provide accurate information and protective measures to his county, which faces the Gulf of Mexico and is especially vulnerable to any flooding produced by Michael.
Each line is a different forecast model projection for the track of Michael later this week. "They are their best first responders".
The Carolinas are still recovering from Hurricane Florence, which left dozens dead and is estimated to have caused billions of dollars in damage last month.
By the time Michael makes it to the Carolinas, the storm is going to be flying, which should help lower the flash flood potential, but Panovich still believes there could be flooding in the mountains and eastern Carolinas.
"We expect less rain to fall when compared to Florence", said AccuWeather senior meteorologist Dan Kottlowski.