DISCUSSION: Despite having the 5:00 PM EDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center included and discussed in the short video briefing above, the 8:00 PM EDT advisory shows Hurricane Matthew still having maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. Thus, Matthew is still weakly holding on as a minimal hurricane; though still producing wind gusts in excess of 85-90 mph which is still making for hazardous travel conditions across far northeastern South Carolina and eastern North Carolina.
To learn more about the latest information pertaining to Hurricane Matthew, click on the video above! To learn more about other high-impact weather events from across North America, be sure to click here!
~Meteorologist Jordan Rabinowitz