Hurricane Matthew Hits Cuba, Targets Bahamas

ABC News' Alex Perez reports from the Bahamas where officials say they are bracing for a catastrophic, worst-case scenario from Hurricane Matthew.
0:44 | 10/05/16

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Before it hits the united States, hurricane Matthew setting its sights on the Bahamas, the southern islands bracing for heavy wind, rain and what could be devastating flooding and Alex Perez is in Nassau for us this morning. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: Good morning. The bankrupt of the storm expected to hit here in the Bahamas tonight. But overnight, the storm making landfall in Cuba. Here in the Bahamas officials say they are preparing for a catastrophic worst case scenario. The prime minister says no island will be spared. Now, officials have spent the last few days trying to get residents to safety and evacuate tourists. There are some 3600 tourists on the aisle, about 1600 have already been evacuated. Officials say they will be watching everything here very closely.

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