Hurricane Matthew Barrels Through The Bahamas, Heading For Florida

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A lifeguard stand sits empty as Hurricane Matthew approaches, Oct. 6, 2016 on Cocoa Beach, Florida. Hurricane Matthew is expected to reach the area later this afternoon bringing heavy wind, and widespread flooding. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Evacuations are underway along much of the coast of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, as residents prepare for Hurricane Matthew to reach their shores.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Jeff Huffman, meteorologist for the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network, about the latest storm updates, and what to expect as Hurricane Matthew moves north.


Jeff Huffman, meteorologist for WUFT in Gainesville, Florida. He tweets @HuffmanHeadsUp.

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