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Houston, Oct. 09 2018 — Power utilities in the forecast path of Hurricane Michael have staged thousands of workers to help restore power for customers along the Florida Gulf Coast plus parts of southern Alabama and Georgia, where power demand is likely to fall by 20% to 30%

As of 1 pm CDT Tuesday, the storm was about 335 miles south of Panama City on the Florida Panhandle, packing maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, traveling north at 12 mph, the National Hurricane Center said in a public advisory.

The storm center is set to land in Northwest Florida Wednesday "and then move northeastward across the southeastern United States Wednesday night and Thursday, and move off the Mid-Atlantic coast ... by Friday," the advisory states.