Live updates: Hurricane Matthew makes landfall in South Carolina

Hurricane Matthew continues to lash the Atlantic coast with heavy winds, flooding and the threat of a dangerous storm surge as millions of residents were ordered to evacuate to escape the monster storm that forecasters said could be the most catastrophic in more than a decade.

Yahoo News is covering the hurricane around the clock. Follow our live blog below for the latest updates on the storm, and submit your photos and stories.

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