US Southeast bracing for powerful Hurricane Matthew

October 5, 2016 22:20


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TAMPA, Fla./CHARLESTON, SC - President Barack Obama and state governors on Wednesday urged millions of people along the US Southeast coast to evacuate and prepare for Hurricane Matthew as the potentially devastating storm took aim at Florida.

Matthew, currently pummeling the Bahamas and the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, was forecast to begin lashing Florida with fierce winds, storm surges and heavy rain late on Thursday, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Federal emergency response teams took positions and stockpiled supplies in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, coordinating with state officials, Obama said after a briefing at the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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