TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Sheriff's official: 1 Florida Panhandle man dead, killed at home by falling tree during Hurricane Michael's passage.
Meanwhile, CBS News reports approximately 288,502 customers are without power in Florida, approximately 40,557 customers without power in Georgia and approximately 41,001 customers without power in Alabama.
Duke Energy, the country's No. 2 power company that has customers in the path of Hurricane Michael, said the storm could cause some 300,000 to 500,000 power outages. "Complete power restoration from a storm of this magnitude could take several days," the company wrote on its website.