Miami-Dade and Broward counties canceled schools for the rest of the week and for the first time, Port Miami sealed it’s new $1.1 billion tunnel.
It is now in the process of moving through the Bahamas,” he said.
Computer models show the storm swinging up the Florida coast on a path similar to Hurricane Floyd in 1999, a storm that vexed forecasters as it plodded along, repeatedly threatening to come ashore until it finally landed in North Carolina.
Matthew has so far been steered by the Bermuda High, said Weather Underground meteorologist Jeff Masters.
Shifts and bulges in the seasonal weather pattern have repeatedly nudged Matthew’s forecast track west.