Hurricane Matthew massive Category 4 storm.
Posted By Rick H / 10/03/16 09:59 AM
There are many people and a great number of Adventist members in its path to say nothing of those on low lying islands and a storm surge of 7-11 feet which may sweep completely over them.
"..Hurricane Matthew, a massive Category 4 storm, turns northwest.. Hurricane Matthew May Be Catastrophic Strike in Haiti; Hurricane Warnings in Jamaica, Cuba and Bahamas....
Hurricane Matthew, a potentially devastating Category 4 storm, finally took its long anticipated turn to the north as it nears Haiti and Jamaica, CBS Miami reports.
It’s northward turn has prompted some officials on the U.S. East Coast to start making preparations.
The storm swirled across the Caribbean Sunday toward Haiti and Jamaica, where residents frantically stocked up on emergency supplies and authorities urged people to evacuate threatened areas.
South Carolina’s emergency preparedness officials have begun preparing for Hurricane Matthew.
The U.S. State Department warned American citizens to leave both Haiti and the Bahamas in advance of the storm....STORM SURGE: The combination of a dangerous storm surge and large
and destructive waves could raise water levels by as much as the
following amounts above normal tide levels...
Southern Coast of Cuba east of Cabo Cruz...7 to 11 feet
South Coast of Haiti...7 to 10 feet
Northern Coast of Cuba east of Camaguey...4 to 6 feet
Jamaica...3 to 5 feet
Gulf of Gonave in Haiti...3 to 5 feet
Southern coast of the Dominican Republic...1 to 3 feet
Central and southeastern Bahamas...10 to 15 feet