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What Hurricane Matthew looks like on the ground as it arrives in Florida

Debris flies through the air as the eye of Hurricane Matthew nears Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S. October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Phelan Ebenhack - RTSR7MV
Reuters/Phelan Ebenhack
Debris flies through the air as the eye of Hurricane Matthew nears Daytona Beach, Florida on Oct. 7
By Johnny Simon
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Hurricane Matthew made its way along Florida’s east coast on Friday (Oct. 7), largely sparing Miami and parts of South Florida, though it is still expected to bring more than a foot of rain and 9-foot storm surges, the AP reports. It arrived off the coast of Daytona Beach in the morning, after being downgraded to a Category 3 storm.

Reporters, storm chasers, and locals recorded Matthew’s arrival on the central Florida coast:

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