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in Panama City Beach is empty & closed as #HurricaneMichael
approaches. @wjxt4 pic.twitter.com/8h6kGRdGD2
— Vic Micolucci WJXT (@WJXTvic) October 9, 2018
Waffle House restaurants don’t close unless absolutely necessary — so the shuttering of 18 Florida locations ahead of Hurricane Michael speaks volumes about the severity of the storm.
“We have closed these restaurants yesterday so our employees can be safe as Hurricane Michael comes on shore,” Waffle House spokesperson Pat Warner confirmed to Fox News.
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“We have staged people and resources outside of the strike zone to come into the area after the storm passes. We will assess the damage and begin to reopen the restaurants as soon as it is safe to do so.”
Warner told USA Today he expected more to close before Hurricane Michael — now a Category 4 hurricane — makes landfall on the Florida Panhandle.
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News4Jax reporter Vic Micolucci, speaking with Channel 4, took the closure of Waffle House’s Panama City locations as a sign things are serious.
“Waffle House is usually our last hurrah to get a warm meal, with protein and of course sugar, and friendly service,” Micolucci said.
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“We saw 4 in PCB closed. That’s a sign that this is serious. Some were boarded up. Others weren’t.”
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