Tracking Hurricane Matthew

ABC News' Ginger Zee tracks the Category 3 storm as it heads toward the United States.
1:59 | 10/06/16

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at the Bahamas. Hurricane Matthew hitting rite now. Winds 125 miles an hour. And it's getting stronger. It's getting really strong, George. Look at this satellite image. The storm is stretching 450 miles wide as it heads toward the U.S. Here's what we know right now. 2.5 million people are evacuating the coast. Florida's governor says this could be the state's biggest evacuation ever. More than 2500 flights canceled. Two airports closing completely. If the hurricane makes landfall in the U.S., it could be the strongest to hit here in a dec decade. Florida is braces for this. This apartment building in Florida. Windows shuttered. This grocery store. We have team coverage. Ginger in satellite beach, Florida. Good morning, ginger. Reporter: Good morning, George. I can't emphasize enough how serious this situation is. That hurricane is about 350 miles to my south and east. The national weather service is using words like loss of life, immense human suffering possible. Cat frosk damage. All possible if you don't make precautions now. Look at the hurricane. The image over the Bahamas. Nassau just to the north of it. Or not west at 12 miles per hour. It strength ntd overnight. It could strengthen more as it approaches. The outer bands getting close to Miami. I want to show you the timing. This is the rpm model. The hurricane warnings first. If you're if red, this is an urgent, immediate situation. For tonight through early tomorrow morning when the brunt of this storm makes its way up along the coast of Florida. Here's the rpm I was talking about. The image over the Bahamas. Right through tonight. The time period makes us by this evening, going up the coast, right along South Carolina through Saturday, 9:00 P.M.

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