‘Extremely dangerous’ Category 4 Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti, heads for Florida, North Carolina

An “extremely dangerous” Category 4 Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on Tuesday with 145 mph winds and torrential rains, while Florida and North Carolina declared a state of emergency as the storm heads toward the Southeast U.S. Matthew made landfall near Les Anglais in western Haiti at 7 a.m. Tuesday. The NHC said Matthew, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007, will bring life-threatening wind up to 145 mph, surf and rain conditions to Haiti — the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere beleaguered in recent years by natural…

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