Matthew to cause dangerous conditions along US coast

Posted by on Monday, October 3, 2016
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Hurricane Matthew is already responsible for two deaths in Haiti and two others have died also.

The storm is moving in a north-northeast fashion and is expected to move north-northwest today.

There remains some uncertainty as to the exact track, however, a recurring theme is that Matthew is expected to hit the Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands.

From there we expect Matthew to pass offshore of Florida on Thursday and then hit along the South Carolina/North Carolina border.

In Florida dangerous rip currents and pounding surf is expected. eastern Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina will potentially receive flooding rain and strong wind beginning on Thursday night. The storm looks as though it will track along the coast and could prove to be a major weather event up the Eastern Seaboard.

In the long-term some models are trending to bring the storm out to sea and may not have a huge impact on Canada, there are some models that bring the storm anywhere from Quebec to Newfoundland. We will monitor the storm.

The Team

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