Matthew 90 miles south of Savannah

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WTNT64 KNHC 080159
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HURRICANE MATTHEW TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016
1000 PM EDT FRI OCT 07 2016

...10 PM EDT POSITION UPDATE...
...RISING WATER LEVELS EXPECTED ALONG THE GEORGIA AND SOUTH
CAROLINA COASTS IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS...

A wind gust of 50 mph (80 km/h) was recently reported at Savannah
Georgia.  NOAA buoy 41008, located about 45 miles (75 km) southeast
of Savannah, recently reported a sustained wind of 47 mph (76 km/h)
and a wind gust of 58 mph (94 km/h).  Sustained winds of 35 to 40
mph (55 to 65 km/h) and gusts of 50 to 60 mph (80 to 95 km/h)
continue across much of the Jacksonville metropolitan area.

Water levels remain high along much of the St. John's River, with 3
to 4.3 feet of storm surge inundation reported at the Racy Point,
Red Bay Point, and I-295 Bridge tide gauges.  About 0.5 ft of storm
surge inundation was reported at Ft. Pulaski, Georgia, near
Savannah, and these water levels are expected to rise with the
approach of the next high tide.


SUMMARY OF 1000 PM EDT...0200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.0N 80.6W
ABOUT 50 MI...80 KM ESE OF ST. SIMONS ISLAND GEORGIA
ABOUT 90 MI...140 KM SSE OF SAVANNAH GEORGIA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...110 MPH...175 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 5 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...948 MB...28.00 INCHES