(WSPA) – Hurricane Matthew continues its path towards the South Carolina coast. Matthew is expected to approach the South Carolina coastline and Low Country early Saturday morning.
The latest forecast track brings the now Category 2 storm near the shore early Saturday morning near Charleston.
If the storm moves onshore flood threat, storms surge and high damaging winds will increase. Rain from Matthew has started falling in parts of the Low Country and will continues in some areas through Saturday night.
The worst weather will be late Friday night into Saturday. Coastal areas could see as much as a foot of rain and several feet of storm surge and hurricane force winds.
Hurricane Warnings have been posted for the entire South Carolina coast.
Because of the size of the storm and its latest forecast path Matthew can easily cause significant and potentially deadly damage.
The South Carolina Emergency Management Division have put Dorchester, Beaufort and Williamsburg counties on curfew.
The Low Country and Coastal areas of South Carolina are all in the potential impact zones as Matthew moves along the coasts.
Now is the time to prepare. Have an emergency preparedness kit ready before the storm hits. The exact track of Matthew will determine if, or where landfall could take place.
Stay with Storm Team 7 for the latest forecast on Matthew and how it will impact you.
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