Hurricane Matthew takes aim at Florida, Carolinas

Updated Oct 5, 2016

hurricane-october-2016If you’re on the way to the Southeast, keep an eye out for potentially dangerous weather.

As of Tuesday, Oct. 4, evening, Hurricane Matthew continues to batter the Caribbean, and appears to be headed for much of the U.S. East Coast from Florida to New England.

The Weather Channel says the hurricane is expected to hit the Southeast U.S. as early as Thursday, bringing high winds heavy rains and flooding.  States of emergency have been declared in Florida and South Carolina, with numerous closings and coastal evacuations ordered.

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