Skip to comments.Gov. Rick Scott Issues State of Emergency For All Counties in Florida Ahead of Hurricane Matthew
Posted on 10/03/2016 2:46:27 PM PDT by Lera
As Hurricane Matthew churns across the Caribbean, Florida officials are preparing in the event the category 4 storm moves closer toward the Sunshine State.
While visiting the City of Hialeah Emergency Operations Center Monday, Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for all counties in Florida
Scott signed the executive order to ensure counties have resources for evacuations and shelters.
"If Hurricane Matthew directly impacts Florida, there could be massive destruction which we haven't seen since Hurricane Andrew devastated Miami-Dade County in 1992," said Scott.
The governor also said the National Guard is standing by if needed. He added that officials are taking steps to move additional fuel to the state's east coast.
The eye of the approaching Category 4 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph as of the 2 p.m. advisory, was expected to pass to the east of Jamaica and then approach the southwestern tip of Haiti late Monday or early Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said.
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There goes the bread and milk
This is further west than earlier maps—bad, bad, bad...
0bama heading to golf course to stay uninformed.
Egad, that’s too close for comfort. I’m on the Redneck Riviera, and it’s still too close. High pressure needs to block it.
Every one on the East Coast is go’nah get wet.
[[This is further west than earlier mapsbad, bad, bad...]]
Very very bad , the cone is where they think the eye .
That means hurricane force winds can cover the entire state if it follow this path.
Prayers for all the good people in Florida. I’m hoping I will be seeing the “We will rebuild” meme with plastic furniture in force when this has passed.
Somewhere a leftie is frothing at the mouth upon reading this...
Living in Dade,Broward and Brevard from 68 to 2002 I must say I miss violent weather
Looks like they upgraded the forecast strength, too.
Outer Banks of NC look like a target
Batten down the hatches, FRiends.
Some of the possible tracks have this slamming into Long Island.
I hear another “It’s global warming” speech coming our way.
It looks like Haiti will get hit pretty hard. I’m sure the Clinton Crime Family Foundation will show up afterwards to “help.” NOT.
Yeah, when LI gets hit we are next here in CT...
Could be filling up a bunch of water containers this weekend...
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