Jamaica and Haiti Prepare for Hurricane Matthew

The Category 4 hurricane has also forced the U.S. military to evacuate nearly 700 military families from Guantanamo Bay as the storm approaches.
1:49 | 10/03/16

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Transcript for Jamaica and Haiti Prepare for Hurricane Matthew
First, we want to get to the major hurricane. The U.S. State department advising citizens to evacuate Jamaica, Haiti, and Cuba, as hurricane Matthew approaches. Gio Benitez son the ground for us in Kingston, Jamaica. Good morning, gio. Reporter: Robin, good morning to you. We have been getting the outer bands from hurricane Matthew. When those storms roll in, they're strong. They cause serious flooding. That's the fear here. This morning, roaring winds from the category 4 hurricane have the caribbean on high alert. Ripping winds reaching 130 miles per hour overnight. The U.S. Mail tear taking action. Evacuating nearly 700 military families from guantanamo bay, Cuba. The mopser storm lashing Jamaica's coast. Dumping rain. Hard, pushing through the flooded streets. The first band started rolling in half hour ago. Just look. Already we have serious flooding here. One man capturing this dramatic scene of a water spout off a Jamaican beach. As the storm sets its course toward Haiti, fears of catastrophic effects. There will be no way for these makeshift tents to survive the punishing winds. More than 50,000 people have been living in temporary homes since the disastrous Earth wake of 2010 that left more than 200,000 dead. The storm could bring up to 40 inches of rainfall to Haiti, triggering mudslides. And this storm has already killed at least one person. A 16-year-old on the island of St. Vincent. George, this could be one of the strongest storms to hit the caribbean in years sflipt is bag one. Let's get more on where Matthew

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