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Hurricane Matthew Is Coming Our Way And The View From Space Looks Terrifying


Its winds are swirling at a max speed of 145 mph, and it's already doing damage to smaller countries. "It" is Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, and it's heading our way.

As of Tuesday morning, a hurricane watch was issued for South Florida, according to Associated Press. That means the storm is expected to hit the southeastern coast of American within the next 48 hours.

Judging by how the hurricane looks from space, the Sunshine State will be in danger -- especially if its size is any indication.

Al-Jazeera Plus posted this haunting view from space, and it's absolutely terrifying.

Whatever damage Matthew ends up causing in Florida, there will still be no doubt Caribbean nations will have gotten the worst of the storm.

The hurricane already landed in Haiti, and it's the biggest to hit the country in over 50 years, according to USA TODAY.

An aid worker told USA TODAY,

Since Tuesday morning, multiple videos have surfaced online showing the devastating winds and already-developing floods in the tiny nation.

After it's done with Haiti, Matthew is expected to hit the eastern part of Cuba, roll through the Bahamas and then, potentially, hit the east coast of the United States.

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said,

Safe to say, there are many people who will be preparing for the worst while hoping for the best.

Citations: Associated Press, USA TODAY