Included in this evening’s final newscast:
— The latest forecasts models this evening have Hurricane Matthew skimming much closer along the Florida coast than originally predicted.
— President Obama urged residents to take Hurricane Matthew seriously.
— Evacuations underway in the Beaufort and Charleston regions, while those in the Georgetown and Myrtle Beach area are told to wait until tomorrow.
— The mass evacuations have led to shortages at gas stations and grocery stores in the Lowcountry.