Waves from approching Hurricane Matthew churn up underneath the Cocoa Beach Pier October 6, 2016 on Cocoa Beach, Florida. Hurricane Matthew is expected to reach the area later this afternoon bringing heavy wind, and widespread flooding. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Hurricane Matthew is battering the Florida coast and hurricane warnings have been extended to cover a large portion of the state's Atlantic coast.
Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday morning as a major Category 4 hurricane. The storm has been downgraded to a Category 3.
The forecast show that the hurricane is a threat to make landfall on the East Coast of the United States.
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The last major hurricane to hit the United States was Hurricane Wilma, which hit Florida on Oct. 24, 2005.