Haiti death toll rising after Hurricane Matthew

HAITI — Hurricane Matthew has left behind widespread destruction across Haiti and killed hundreds in its path, and officials fear the death toll could increase as aid workers reach the worst-hit areas. “The death toll is rising on an hourly basis as aid workers and authorities get into these really hard-hit regions where not only […]

Hurricane Matthew moves into South Carolina; serious flooding threatened

SOUTH CAROLINA — Much of the Carolinas were enduring a day-long soaking Saturday after Hurricane Matthew made landfall, bringing life-threatening floods and dangerous waves to communities in the two states. Matthew’s center crossed near McClellanville, South Carolina, between Charleston and Myrtle Beach before 11 a.m. ET. It skirted the coast for hours before heading back […]

Matthew no longer a hurricane, but still just as dangerous

Matthew whipped North Carolina on Sunday morning, causing “record-breaking” flooding and blowing powerful winds after killing 10 people in three states. **For the Fox 8 Hurricane Matthew tracker, click here** Hurricane Matthew killed at least three people in North Carolina, four in Florida and three in Georgia, authorities said Saturday. After making landfall as a […]

Seen on TV: 10/9/16

Here are the Seen On TV links for Sunday, Oct. 9,  2016: Click here to track Hurricane Matthew Click here for more on Tom+Chee Click here for the Monster Mutt Dash Click Here for more information on Cleveland’s Restaurant week Click here for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk Click here for our fall fun guide Click […]

Hurricane Matthew: Largest evacuation since Sandy

As Hurricane Matthew sets its sights on the US, more than 2 million people have already been urged to flee their homes, with more evacuations likely as the deadly storm makes its way past the Bahamas. State officials in Florida, South Carolina and Georgia cautioned residents not to hunker down at home if they live […]

Hurricane Matthew now a powerful Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Matthew is pummeling the Bahamas. And its next stop could be the United States. The hurricane has strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 mph and gusts up to 165 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. Matthew continues to head towards Florida’s east coast and is expected to hit the coast […]

Hurricane Matthew’s wrath, by the numbers

Even for a region accustomed to hurricanes, this storm has spawned a new level of fear. ***Track Hurricane Matthew’s path here*** Hurricane Matthew has already killed 28 people and threatens to flatten homes from Florida to the Carolinas. “This is about as bad as it gets,” National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb said. So how […]

How bad will Hurricane Matthew be? Past storms could offer clues

Hurricane Matthew is a powerful storm that’s aiming for the United States. It’s too soon to say with certainty whether Matthew will actually make landfall in the US. And it’s too soon to pinpoint the exact path the storm will take as it heads northwest. But comparing Matthew’s projected track with the paths of past […]

Weather service issues dire warning about Hurricane Matthew

The National Weather Service is not mincing words about powerful Hurricane Matthew. The agency’s Melbourne, Florida, office warned Thursday night that homes and buildings in central Florida “may be uninhabitable for weeks or months.” The dire warning is similar to one sent just before Hurricane Katrina plowed into the Gulf Coast in 2005, CNN Senior […]

‘And your kids die, too’: Fox News anchor to those in Hurricane Matthew’s path

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has a clear message for Floridians thinking about ignoring Hurricane Matthew evacuations: Death is imminent. “This moves 20 miles to the west, you and everyone you know are dead. All of you…and your kids die, too.” **TRACK HURRICANE MATTHEW HERE** https://twitter.com/Deathbymartymar/status/784122375424004096 Meteorologists and anchors have a difficult job every time a serious […]

Death toll in Hurricane Matthew jumps to 269

Hurricane Matthew pounded the Bahamas on Thursday after leaving behind a humanitarian crisis in Haiti. At least 269 people have been killed so far in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, officials said, with the death toll expected to rise. Haiti, still recovering from the catastrophic 2010 earthquake, was hit the […]

Akron college student leaves Georgia as Hurricane Matthew approaches

AKRON, Ohio– A young woman from Akron is back in Northeast Ohio after escaping Hurricane Matthew‘s wrath. Twenty-year old Olivia Brown is a third-year student at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia, right in the expected path of a powerful Hurricane Matthew. **TRACK HURRICANE MATTHEW HERE** She said Tuesday, the school sent […]