The European model was right (AGAIN, we REALLY need to upgrade our weather computers!) Matthew is not going out to sea but heading to the East Coast of the USA.
It’s blowing the hell out of Cuba right now – 145 mph winds! It’s a CAT 4, near the maximum CAT 5. Finally, the Atlantic is seeing the same powerful storms that have been raging across Asia the past couple years.
For those people, get a full tank of gas, food and water — and get to high ground. COVER YOUR WINDOWS to keep windborne debris from destroying your house.
Good luck! (For those not yet under threat, find out why you are living in “Houses of Straw” (free, at the link).