BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Hurricane Matthew is expected to bring heavy damage to Florida’s east coast.
Florida Governor Rick Scott has been warning residents in evacuation zones to leave the area.
Thursday afternoon, winds from Matthew’s outer bands were creating choppy surf.
WFLA News Channel 8 reporter Jeff Patterson traveled to Brevard County to see how people are preparing for the monster storm.
- Check the latest forecast from Storm Team 8 here.
- Make sure to download the popular, free News Channel 8 WeatherMax App on your smartphone for real-time conditions, forecasts, radar tracking, alerts, and more.
- Sandbags offered in preparation for Hurricane Matthew
COUNTY BY COUNTY COVERAGE:
- Citrus County
- Hernando County
- Highlands County
- Hillsborough County
- Manatee County
- Orlando/Orange County
- Pasco County
- Polk County
- Pinellas County
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