“So many lives have been changed forever, so many families have lost everything.” the state’s governor, Rick Scott says.
The worst hit areas of Florida’s northwest coast saw houses ripped from their foundations, trees felled, and power lines strewn across streets.
Hurricane Michael struck on Wednesday at the speed of 155mph (250km/h).
At least six people have died, majority of them belong to Florida. Storm has now weakened and moved towards north-east inland.
More than 370,000 people were severely affected to this storm and ordered for evacuation. Officials have fear that many people ignore the warning and decided to stay in his home.
US Coast Guard have carried out ten rescue missions and saved at least 27 people.