Hurricane Matthew heads for Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - A hurricane warning has been issued for Jamaica, Haiti and parts of Cuba as Hurricane Matthew swirls across the Caribbean with winds of 150 mph. Hurricane conditions are expected to reach Jamaica and Haiti tomorrow and eastern Cuba tomorrow night. It could make a direct hit on the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, where non-essential personnel are being evacuated.
At 8 a.m. EDT, Matthew's center was 315 miles south-southeast of Kingston, Jamaica, and about 340 miles south-southwest of Port au Prince, Haiti. It was moving toward the northwest at 5 mph. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 205 miles.

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