Mandatory evacuations along Georgia's coast as Hurricane Matthew approaches

Posted at 2:52 PM, Oct 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-06 15:08:03-04

Drivers are stuck in major traffic jams in Savannah as people try to leave the area ahead of Hurricane Matthew.  

Georgia's governor issued a mandatory evacuation for the roughly 500,000 people living along the state's coast. The evacuation covers all areas east of Interstate 95.  

There are shelters open across the state.

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