Hurricane Matthew Slams Florida, Flooding Expected

ABC News' Eva Pilgrim reports from St. Augustine, Florida, on the concerns of flooding and a devastating storm surge in coastal communities because of Hurricane Matthew.
1:53 | 10/07/16

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I want to check in about a half a Meyer couple miles south of where I am right here. But ABC's heat of pilgrims she's in Saint Augustine this morning eagle what are the conditions. Now we can't really see no wind and the rain picked up when they've got good and that's kind of they are being bred at one point one. Good morning in the second half didn't seen a lot and I yeah it really came running this morning. The planes crashing and annexed it could end the war. You'll hear it right the beach erosion has already happened that's how much each is already gotten into this storm very they're very worried about it here in Saint Augustine ticket. I I am in the middle of the afternoon and yeah. They are expecting their water we'll. I'm hearing everything on the scene area honey. Here island. One more thing they. More last night urging people to. It's. Been moved farther inland think a lot of people are planning to I don't this storm those workers miners may have. How they say they are not coming back into the biggest hurricane it happened they. I'm very strongly that it was time for us to me as well think again of bond downgrades. Before it was not responsible for us to have them break this morning so we are planning Eric. You're gonna. The higher ground David. Already have builder about a half mile from where we're standing south but here closer to hurricane Mathieu this morning and you heard Eva talk about. The beach erosion there seeing already and that is the real concern here this morning less the winds they're expecting a 115 or 120 mile per hour wind gusts were I'm standing. But it's more this storm surge these waves behind me up to eleven feet as I mentioned and on the ways and be crashing and over it. It's it's rebel continue to watch here this morning George Amy Michael back to you. Okay Dana thanks very much.

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