WFMY News 2 In Oak Island As Hurricane Matthew Moves Along Carolinas

Our crews in Oak Island are keeping you covered as Hurricane Matthew treks along the Carolina coasts. 

Here's Meteorologist Tim Buckley from the beach with a summary of the day and the outlook for tonight.  

Update from Chad Silber before he reported for the late 11pm newscast due to football.

Here's an evening update from Meghann Mollerus detailing the strong wind gusts Matthew is bringing to the coast.  The town issued a 8 p.m. curfew for its residents. 

Meghann Mollerus captures the powerful wind gusts at the coast as Matthew continues it's impact Saturday night. Tim Buckley estimates 60 to 70 mph winds in Oak Island Saturday night. 


Here's some photos from Saturday's damage across the beaches.

Chad Silber has an eerie clip of the eye of the hurricane passing through Oak Island.

Tim Buckley with a 3:30 p.m. Saturday update from Oak Island. 





Tim Buckley caught video of the ocean reaching the dunes along Oak Island. The area went under a flood warning. Some roads started to see patches of flooding late Saturday morning. 







Meghann Mollerus met a Greensboro couple. The Carrolls are from the Triad but now live in Oak Island full time. They are stocked up on emergency supplies and waiting out Hurricane Matthew. 



Chad Silber caught video of what looks like a piece of pier or beach access. Strong winds carried it to shore Saturday morning.



The winds are tough, but the flag still stands. Check out this awesome photo of Ocean Crest Pier in Oak Island captured by Tim Buckley. 



You can follow MeghannChad, and Tim on twitter to stay updated! 

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