Hurricane Michael was moving north at 7 mph and will track into the eastern Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of days. It is forecast to make landfall over the Florida Panhandle or Big Bend coast Wednesday and then track northeastward over the southeast U.S. Potential for tropical force winds expected for areas of inland northeast Florida beginning as early as Tuesday night or Wednesday morning. These winds may cause scattered to numerous power outages due to falling trees and powerlines. Rainbands associated with Michael will move into the local areas from late Tuesday night through early Thursday morning. Some areal inland flooding is possible as the tropical cyclone moves into the northeast Gulf on Wednesday. An isolated tornado threat is expected Wednesday through Wednesday night mainly over inland areas.