Eerie photos show empty roads as people take shelter from Hurricane Matthew

There are no lines to board flights at the Palm Beach International airport after flights in and out were cancelled in the afternoon as Hurricane Matthew advances, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Officials at Florida's major airports are monitoring conditions as Hurricane Matthew bears down on Florida. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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There are no lines to board flights at the Palm Beach International airport after flights in and out were cancelled in the afternoon as Hurricane Matthew advances, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Officials at Florida's major airports are monitoring conditions as Hurricane Matthew bears down on Florida. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Credit: Wilfredo Lee

Credit: Wilfredo Lee

As Hurricane Matthew approached South Florida, people took shelter — and left typically busy roads clear.

Downtown areas of Lake Worth, Florida were void of visitors, and highways that usually would be bumper-to-bumper were empty.

Here’s a look at some of the eerie photos taken by Palm Beach Post photographers on Thursday showing some of Palm Beach County’s most-traveled roads — without any cars.