News 2 is heading to the Florida Panhandle to cover recovery efforts in Mexico Beach and Panama City Beach.
Reporter Linda Ong and Photographer Ben Danter will arrive later this afternoon, carrying supplies of food and water. They’re filing updates from the road.
Two of our sister stations in the Panhandle were damaged by Hurricane Michael. A team of reporters from Nexstar stations across the region are supplementing coverage for viewers in the area and providing live reports for stations across the country.