Hurricane Michael Death Toll Continues To Rise

Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power well across the gulf coast.
Posted at 10:48 AM, Oct 14, 2018

Days after Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida panhandle, the death toll has climbed to at least 18

Hundreds of thousands of people in the storm's path are still without power, and estimates of the damage are in the billions of dollars. 

After making landfall, the storm cut across Georgia before moving over the Carolinas and up into Virginia, causing intense flooding along the way. Several of the reported deaths were from drowning

Officials say the death toll is expected to rise as rescuers continue to search through the wreckage in the storm's path.

Additional reporting by Newsy affiliate CNN.