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Luke Bryan Just Asked Fans For Prayers

Luke Bryan just took to Twitter moments ago to ask fans for prayers.

According to the country singer, his mother and many of his friends live in Mexico Beach, Florida -- An area hit hard by Hurricane Michael.

The storm struck the Florida panhandle this afternoon, and with a strong storm surge and 155 mile per hour winds, it nearly reached Category 5 strength before making landfall.

Patti Blake on Twitter

The eye of #HurricaneMichael is here https://t.co/18wyWXSNCu

Bart Comstock on Twitter

Currently in #HurricaneMichael's #eyewall at the main gate of @TeamTyndall streaming #live. #flwx https://t.co/McmNHKYPuY

It's unclear if his mom evacuated before the storm, but undoubtedly, the storm has had devastating effects on the area.

Bryan, a Georgia native, also asked fans to pray for his home state, as Michael continues to move inland.

Currently, the storm has been downgraded to a Category 1 storm with 90 mile per hour winds.

Kevin Coskren on Twitter

8 PM UPDATE... Hurricane #Michael has weakened to a CAT1 storm, with MAX sustained winds of 90mph. It is moving NNE at 17 mph. The worst of the wind/rain is expected in the CSRA after midnight tonight through noon Thursday. Track it here https://t.co/qsnkg6z6G0

Luke Bryan on Twitter

Hey everyone. Pray for my people. So many dear people I know are being affected. My mother and so many friends live in Mexico beach. And now it's bearing down on Albany and Leesburg.

Please keep everyone in the storm's path in your thoughts and prayers.

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