Watch livestream video around the coast as Matthew approaches

Ray Gohill, owner of the Sahara Motel, does some last minute boarding up of his windows Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Hurrican Matthew continues to make a path for Florida's east coast. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Ray Gohill, owner of the Sahara Motel, does some last minute boarding up of his windows Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Hurrican Matthew continues to make a path for Florida's east coast. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Credit: Chris O'Meara

Credit: Chris O'Meara

Parts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina have been preparing for effects of Hurricane Matthew since the beginning of the week.

Hurricane Matthew is the first Category 5 Atlantic hurricane since Hurricane Felix in 2007.

City officials suggested evacuations in the southern states bracing for impact.

>> Watch live video from WFTV in Orlando

>> Check out the live Doppler radar feed

>> Watch live video from WJAX-TV in Jacksonville

>> Watch live video from WSOC-TV in Charlotte

See the storm's latest developments in Florida at Action News Jax, WFTV and the Palm Beach Post.

See the storm's latest developments in the Carolinas at WSOC-TV.