Hurricane Matthew: 339 dead in Haiti, storm threatens Florida and ‘Space Coast’ sites

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Homes destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Jeremie, Haiti, October 6, 2016. REUTERS

Hurricane Matthew looks like it may become the first major hurricane to directly hit the United States in more than 10 years. The powerful storm has killed 339 people in Haiti, according to updated figures from local officials Thursday night. As Matthew spiraled north through the Caribbean toward the southeastern U.S. coastline, it grew into even more of a monster.

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