The overnight updates to Hurricane Matthew continues the westward trend towards the US Coast. This puts the entire southeastern United States in the path of this storm. Based on its current path and the role of some key atmospheric set ups - Matthew could make landfall in the Carolinas.
Mid- Atlantic Impact: Timing of a Front
If a Matthew landfall occurred in the Carolinas, the impact on Maryland would be mostly rain & gusty winds. The arrival of a cold front will be crucial on Saturday - where a difference of 12 hours could make a world of difference in the severity of Maryland's impact. As it stands now - Florida and the Carolinas can expect Hurricane Watches to be posted soon.
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