10/8/18 - 9AM EDT

Sent to Gulf coast and FL/Bahamas push regions:

Based on the latest recon data, Michael has become the 7th hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season with 75 mph winds. New NHC update is forthcoming. Unfortunately, Michael is likely to bring significant impacts to portions of the Gulf coast mid week. Please use this time to prepare and implement your hurricane plan if you are along the path.