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Florida's Juno Beach pummeled by heavy surf

Friday, October 07, 2016 - 01:09

Waves strengthen at Florida beaches as Hurricane Matthew's outer rings approach, but some try to tough it out. Gavino Garay reports.

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Not everyone in Juno Beach is heeding the official warning to move inland. Some residents say they're going to stay and batten down the hatches. After killing more than a 100 people in Haiti, Hurricane Matthew is now heading for Florida's east coast. The National Hurricane Center says the storm remains "extremely dangerous." It will likely remain Category 4 when it makes landfall on Friday, and while some are staying, others are getting out. (SOUNDBITE) (English) FLORIDA RESIDENT, LIBBY VALENTINE, SAYING: "It's too risky to stay and just wanted to stay safe and really hope we have the grace to accept the aftermath, what else can you do?" Emergency crews are standing ready Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, for destruction officials say could be disastrous Meteorologists say it's too soon to say where Matthew might do the most harm. Officials from the President down have repeated calls for residents to heed warnings to get out of harms way -- before it's too late.

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Florida's Juno Beach pummeled by heavy surf

Friday, October 07, 2016 - 01:09