A man sits on a pier at the Dinner Key boat ramp on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Coconut Grove, as the weather starts to get bad from the arrival of the outer bands of Hurricane Matthew. The weather has already knocked out power across South Florida.
A man sits on a pier at the Dinner Key boat ramp on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Coconut Grove, as the weather starts to get bad from the arrival of the outer bands of Hurricane Matthew. The weather has already knocked out power across South Florida. PATRICK FARRELL pfarrell@miamiherald.com
A man sits on a pier at the Dinner Key boat ramp on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Coconut Grove, as the weather starts to get bad from the arrival of the outer bands of Hurricane Matthew. The weather has already knocked out power across South Florida. PATRICK FARRELL pfarrell@miamiherald.com
Hurricane Watch Blog

Hurricane Watch Blog

Severe storm blog by Bradenton Herald reporters

Hurricane Matthew leaves more than 86,000 without power in South Florida

October 06, 2016 03:06 PM

UPDATED October 07, 2016 09:38 AM

More Videos

  • South Carolina woman after flood: 'I really don't even want to come back'

    Clelia Turbeville, a babysitter who works from home, on Wednesday returned to her flooded Socastee house for the third time since the Hurricane Matthew flood to grab a few things for her mother. Turbeville doesn't have flood insurance, and she's not sure how she feels about the loss. "You know what, I really don’t even know," she said. "It really hasn’t hit me yet."

About the Hurricane Watch Blog

@BradentonHerald

Bradenton Herald reporters and editors talk about tropical weather, local storm preparedness and other hurricane topics.