Threatening Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas, Hurricane Matthew weakened as it churned across the Caribbean.
Matthew, weakened only slightly to a Category 4 hurricane,
Matthew, weakened only slightly to a Category 4 hurricane, barreled through the Caribbean Saturday toward Jamaica and was expected to turn toward the north-northwest by day’s end to set a course likely to impact the U.S. East Coast next week.
En route, it also threatens Haiti, Cuba and the Bahamas into Monday.
As of 11 a.m. ET, Matthew had maximum sustained winds of 145 mph — 12 mph shy of the Category 5 status it reached Friday. It was moving to the west at 7 mph and was located about 390 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica. …(read more)
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