Hurricane Matthew Creates Chaotic Scene in Florida

ABC News' Gio Benitez reports from West Palm Beach, Florida, where thousands lost power but were spared major damage.
1:02 | 10/07/16

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High winds are also called a lot of problems already in Nam West Palm Beach, Florida where GO Benitez this good morning deal. Hey Michael good morning we are on the back end of that storm source of getting a little bit of that wind but I just want to show you that overnight power of the storm as we pull out here just seeking compare the size of the street. To me we're talking about a tree that's at least three stories tall and just look at this it was just over uprooted right out of the ground there. The good news. Nobody was here people were indoors they were protected. They were safe nobody was hurt here but I gotta tell you the power outages are big issue here in Florida were weak dollar and that we felt seeing some more than 350000. Power outages. In the state of Florida no doubt as that storm just continues up the coast. We're gonna probably see me even more of these power outages a but right now there's this collective sigh of relief here in Palm Beach. One lieutenant telling us we prepared we prayed. And we were spare Michael. And thank goodness for that thank you Jeanne.

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