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Chick's homes withstood high winds during Hurricane Michael.

How to hurricane-proof your home, according to an architect who designs homes that could withstand Category 4 hurricanes

Florida architect Geoff Chick has built numerous hurricane-resistant homes in the Gulf of Mexico
A woman spotted her relatives' plea for help, spelled out on their lawn, in NOAA aerial images taken after Hurricane Michael.

A woman spotted her relatives’ call for ‘HELP’ in photos NOAA took of Hurricane Michael’s aftermath, and the program could rev...

"I'm happy that there was a happy ending to this," Mike Aslaksen, remote sensing division chief of the NOAA's National Geodetic Survey, told Business Insider on Tuesday.
A woman was able to send aid to her relatives after seeing the word "HELP" spelled out on their lawn from satellite images taken after Hurricane Michael.

A Florida woman sent rescuers to save her family when she saw the word ‘HELP’ written on the lawn in aerial images after Hurricane Michael...

Amber Gee looked up her grandmother's property in Youngstown, Florida in an aerial photo of Hurricane Michael's destruction and spotted her relatives' call for help on the lawn.

A scientist who’s flown into 18 big storms says Hurricane Michael had the craziest turbulence — but those bumpy rides could help forecaste...

The hurricane hunter Jon Zawislak was on a plane in the eye of Hurricane Michael just before it made landfall last week. Such flights help meteorologists better understand how strong a storm will be when it lands, but they can also be very bumpy rides.
F-22 Raptors stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, that were evacuated to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, ahead of Hurricane Michael arrived at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, where they will operate temporarily and continue to train to provide combat air power for America.

Lockheed engineers will determine the fate of the F-22s ravaged by Hurricane Michael at Tyndall Air Base

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said of the F-22s left at Tyndall Air Base: "I’m not ready to say it can all be fixed, but our initial review was perhaps more positive than I anticipated ... in light of the amount of damage."
Sand Palace before Hurricane Michael

A Florida home called ‘Sand Palace’ survived Hurricane Michael while everything was flattened around it. Here’s why.

Hurricane Michael obliterated nearly every structure along the coast of Mexico Beach, Florida — except for a few shoddy foundations and one pristine home, known to its owners as Sand Palace.

25 photos show Hurricane Michael’s destruction from the sky

Hurricane Michael left a wake of destruction after making landfall in Florida on Wednesday. As residents returned to their homes and businesses to survey the damage, photojournalists used helicopters to document what it looked like. Here's what they found.
Hurricane Michael sweeps the beachfront properties of Shell Point, Florida, on Wednesday.

We asked insurance workers where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said

After a devastating hurricane and amid predictions of a global rise in temperature, the world was reminded yet again of the catastrophe made possible by climate change. Actuaries weighed in on where they'd live to avoid these conditions.
An aircraft hangar damaged by Hurricane Michael is seen at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, U.S. October 11, 2018.

Hurricane Michael: Devastating photos show how Tyndall Air Force base and its F-22 Raptors got rocked

A "number of aircraft were left behind in hangars due to maintenance or safety reasons, and all of those hangars are damaged," Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek said, according to Military.com. And some of them may be F-22 Raptors, the Air Force's prized air superiority fighters.

The search for survivors begins in Florida as Hurricane Michael death toll rises to 12

Rescuers are searching for survivors in Florida after Hurricane Michael devastated the coast. Efforts will intensify Friday. 12 people have been killed in four states. The army, national guard, and FEMA are working. As cleanup efforts begin, one estimate said Michael cost $8 billion in damage.