Photos show widespread destruction in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm on Wednesday, causing widespread and sometimes catastrophic damage.  So far, two people have died as a result of the storm. SEE ALSO: Watch from the cockpit as storm hunters enter Hurricane Michael's eye As Michael, now a tropical storm, moves toward the Carolinas, photos are surfacing of the destruction it's already left in its wake.  Trees and road signs are bent backwards, homes and businesses have been ripped open, and debris is strewn everywhere. Many buildings have been crushed by trees. Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Read more...More about Climate, Photos, Extreme Weather, Hurricanes, and Hurricane Michael