Hurricane Matthew Takes Aim at Jamaica & Haiti

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Weather.com is reporting Hurricane Matthew is less than 24 hours from delivering a potentially catastrophic strike on Haiti, and will also strike parts of Jamaica, eastern Cuba and the Bahamas before reaching parts of the U.S. East Coast into this weekend.  Hurricane warnings continue in Jamaica, Haiti, eastern Cuba, and the southeastern Bahamas. Hurricane watches remain in effect for the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Cuban province of Camaguey, and the central Bahamas, including Long Island, Exuma, Rum Cay, San Salvador and Cat Island.

Officials have issued evacuations for Jamaica, Haiti parts of Cuba and the Bahamas.

Hurricane Matthew is still considered a Category 4 Hurricane and is expected to dump 40 inches of rain on Haiti. It is expected that Hurricane 2 type rain will hit the Southeast as a result of Hurricane Matthew.

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