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Scott Says Hurricane “Is Going To Kill People”

Landscapers ride in a truck along a stretch of road that's partially flooded from rain triggered by the arrival of Hurricane Matthew, in the eastern district of Nassau, Bahamas, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. Forecasters said the storm was on track to roll directly over the capital city before nearing the Florida coast. (AP Photo/Craig Lenihan)

With the first feeder bands from powerful Hurricane Matthew sweeping Thursday morning across southern Florida, Gov. Rick Scott advised people who live in evacuation areas not to wait. “If you’re watching and in an evacuation area, get out. Don’t take a chance,” Scott said after a briefing at the state …

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Photos: Hurricane Matthew

A woman cries amid the rubble of her home, destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Baracoa, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. The hurricane rolled across the sparsely populated tip of Cuba overnight, destroying dozens of homes in Cuba's easternmost city, Baracoa, leaving hundreds of others damaged.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Hurricane Matthew has made its way over Haiti and Cuba and is approaching the Bahamas and Florida with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph as of 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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