The National Hurricane Center has just upgraded Hurricane Matthew to a Cat 4 hurricane.
According to the 11AM update, the storm has sustained winds of 140mph. The Hurricane Center calls the storm "extremely dangerous" as it moves towards Florida. Matthew is about 180 miles southeast of West Palm Beach, Florida as of 11AM.
Ahead of this dangerous storm, Jacksonville's Mayor Lenny Curry issued a mandatory evacuation for the beach areas as well as all homes in zones A, B and C. Several other counties also issued mandatory evacuations.
The New National Hurricane Center track shows the storm could be Category 4 off our coast.
We have compiled a list of shelters county-by-county for those who need them. Click here for the full list.