What category was Hurricane Matthew as it approached Florida coastline?
Sustained hurricane-force/category 1 winds were confined mainly to the immediate coastal areas and barrier islands of east-central and northeastern Florida, and the barrier islands of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, including the Outer Banks.
When did Hurricane Matthew hit Volusia?
July 31, 2020 at 12:01 am. Hurricane Matthew, the first Category 5 Atlantic hurricane in almost ten years, devastated Haiti and ripped up the U.S. east coast before making landfall in South Carolina as a Category 1. There were 43 hurricane-associated deaths reported in four states including 2 in Volusia County.