Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall, Pounds Haiti

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Wind blows coconut trees during the passage of Hurricane Matthew in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. (Dieu Nalio Chery/AP)
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Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti this morning with maximum sustained winds of up to 145 miles per hour. It’s also bringing heavy rain — perhaps up to 25 inches in some places.

Matthew is expected to head north over the next several days and impact the east coast of the U.S. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson hears more from Greg Postel, hurricane specialist with The Weather Channel.

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Greg Postel, hurricane and storm specialist with The Weather Channel. He tweets @GregPostel.

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