Hurricane Matthew, now a Category 4 storm, on path to pound Jamaica

October 1, 2016 1:16 AM

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The centre of the hurricane was projected to pass just to the east of Jamaica early Monday, but the storm was large enough that it could affect the entire island.

KINGSTON, JAMAICA—Hurricane Matthew grew into a powerful Category 4 storm on Friday as it crossed the Caribbean Sea on a course that could have it pounding Jamaica within days.

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