PORT-AU-PRINCE The death toll in Haiti from Hurricane Matthew climbed on Friday to more than 800, making it the worst natural disaster since a 2010 quake claimed roughly 300,000 lives.
The powerful Hurricane Matthew reached South Carolina Saturday morning, targeting the city of Charleston with destructive winds to add to major storm surge and flooding from heavy rain.
Now the eyewall of Hurricane Matthew continues to approach the coast of SC and Georgia.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory warned people in his state to take the storm seriously.
Homes destroyed and damaged by Hurricane Matthew are seen in Jeremie, in western Haiti, October 7, 2016.
Matthew will track away from the Mid-Atlantic coast during Sunday, taking our rainfall with it. Skies will clear during the afternoon, and the week ahead will be dry.
Here are some of the astounding numbers produced by Hurricane Matthew, so far.
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The NHC's hurricane warning extended up the Atlantic coast from southern Florida through Georgia and into SC.
The dead included a woman in her 60s in Volusia County who was killed by a falling tree and an 82-year-old man and a woman in St. Lucie County, officials said.
It was downgraded overnight from Category 4 to Category 3, which means winds of 111 to 129 miles per hour.
Governor Pat McCrory warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the coming days in central and eastern North Carolina, where several rivers were at record or near-record levels after a storm blamed for 14 deaths in the state.
The hurricane has already claimed hundreds of lives as it tore through Haiti and other Caribbean nations. Now, a state of emergency has been declared in the four states of Georgia, Florida, North Carolina as well as SC.
Forecasters said Matthew could dump up to 15 inches of rain in some spots and cause a storm surge of 9 feet or more.
The National Weather Service is reporting storm surge inundation of more than six feet in Charleston.
Robert Tyler had feared the storm surge would flood his street two blocks from the Cape Canaveral beach. With the surge and waves on top of the surge, the NHC says we could be seeing a life-threatening situation.