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concerns. a slight rain chance returns on monday, with milder weather bu tonight, breaking news. hurricane matthew slamming ashore. right here in jacksonville. the monster storm battering florida right now. the dangerous winds, blinding rain, downed power lines. the storm sparking fires. this home completely destroyed. more than a million people plunged into darkness. the hurricane blasting florida. a possible hit on georgia and south carolina next. the life threatening storm surge. waves smashing right into homes. >> so please evacuate even if it's to a shelter. tonight, we fly you right into the eye of the storm with the hurricane hunters. inside the cockpit. their new warning tonight for millions in florida, georgia, and the carolinas. and the other breaking story tonight. explosive new audio discovered of donald trump. what he says about women. >> when you're a star, they let you do it. >> you will hear it for yourself.
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a special edition of "world news tonight" starts now. >> announcer: from abc news, this is a special edition of "world news tonight" with david muir. reporting tonight from the hurricane zone in florida. >> good evening, as we come on the air tonight from jacksonville, florida. hurricane matthew is churning right off the coast as we begin tonight. and right here behind me, that river, the surge is under way as we're here tonight. right here in jacksonville, you can see the water breaching the shore, rushing into the streets, flooding homes. in st. augustine, families
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inn. the powerful waves eroding the beach and this historic highway. and look at the radar, spinning right off jacksonville, georgia and south carolina in harm's way tonight. in a moment, we'll take you up in the air with the hurricane hunters, flying right through matthew. but we >> reporter: tonight, deadly hurricane matthew pummeling the central florida coastline. already claiming at least two lives. >> you can see just how bad it has gotten here. >> reporter: from the roof, ocean water breaching dunes and taking over these jacksonville streets. and on the ground, inside the jacksonville baptist medical center, hospital staff rushing 21 newborns out of the nicu to safety. overnight, torrential downpours
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thrashing palm trees. power lines exploding and breaking under the wind leaving more than 1 million without power. >> you can see it also took down some power lines. those power lines are down all the way down the street here. >> reporter: here in st. augustine, florida, devastating flooding. you can see how strong the winds are and the rain. the water is actually coming over the storm wall there and we're not even on the beach. further into town, nearly two dozen people, including children, trapped by the rising, raging water inside the casablanca inn bed and breakfast. 30 miles south, in palm coast, florida, a home security camera captures the moment flood water barrels towards and crashes into grant lynch's glass door. hours earlier, the ocean spilling out into the streets of daytona beach.
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intersections into waterways. tearing through melbourne and vero beach too. washing whole roads away. 4,200 flights cancelled in the u.s. more than 3 million people fleeing their homes. as matthew now sets his sights on georgia. fema officials and the national guard preparing to provide relief with states of emergency declared in florida, georgia, north carolina, and south carolina. while authorities up and down the as to continue riding out the storm. >> this still a really dangerous hurricane. that the potential for storm surge flooding, loss of life, and severe property damage continues to exist. >> the best thing now is to just hunker down, stay in a safe place. >> be sure that you do not put yourself at greater jeopardy by trying to return too soon.
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cannot jeopardize the lives of our first responders any further. >> reporter: this is still a very active situation. this water is very much still high at this hour. it's causing water, rivers, about 25 miles inland to go into major flood stage. it's going to take days for this to >> eva, please stay safe. we want to get to ginger zee, on satellite beach. where is the hurricane right now, where is it headed? >> reporter: gusts along this beach beach -- moving north at 12
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jacksonville by about 40 miles. next up, coastal south carolina and coastal georgia. the heaviest rain, storm surge, and a tornado watch, it's always a possibility until midnight tonight. extends from daytona beach up through wilmington, and it's still hugging along the coast, very close to overnight. downgrading to a 1, but still could be a powerful surge. and tropical storm nicole may nudge it closer to the bahamas later this week. >> ginger, thank you. and we want to take you up into the air, where the work of
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moments ago, i spoke with jack parish. jack, thanks so much for joining us. first off, tell us where you are tonight. and you've flown through so many hurricanes. how big is this thing from the air? >> david, we are just east of the side of the storm, we are on our way in to the center for the third time. >> this has been a monster of a storm, historic in proportions. meteorologists say this coastal part of florida has never seen before. and you're right off the coast of jacksonville right now? >> yes, sir, 2k5i6d. i'm looking at the radar. looks like the center of it is maybe 40 miles offshore. and we have seen an extensive area of hurricane force winds, especially north of the center, so the impacts along the georgia coast are going to be significant. >> jack, we know you have flown on these flights many times, but we saw some of those initial pictures of the cockpit, and i want to show viewers at home what that looks like, what that sounds like.
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that, it looks extremely nerve racking. how do you stay calm up there? >> david, i've been doing this since 1980. the hurricane hunters, we do this a lot. the aircraft is extremely hardy. it doesn't seem to mind. we just barge through. burst through the eye, clear conditions in there, mark the center and go right back through the other side. >> so you say you just sort of barge right through, right through the eye of the hurricane? >> that's right. that's our instructions, are to fly it where we can find the highest winds. >> jack, we wa we know you have helped forecast this hurricane right down to the storm surge we're seeing that you helped predict. we appreciate you keeping us safe. >> david, you're very welcome. just, everyone, please heed those warnings. they're not made for no reason at all. everybody is going to be just fine. we're going to keep out here flying until the danger is gone. >> jack and the team from noaa doing incredible work.
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show you some images that reflect the power outage in florida. on the left, before the storm hit. and on the right, much of florida in the dark. here's gio benitez, with the pictures. >> reporter: here, the power lines strewn across the street, the transformers exploding. house burned to the ground. officials blaming downed power lines. these two sisters surviving because they evacuated. for more than 1 million other homes, the problem is no power. in palm beach, ali gonzalez said the storm knocked out her power. she's six months pregnant.
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power. >> reporter: 15,000 crews from across the country. >> 15,000 restoration workers. >> reporter: right here in florida. officials tell me they're working as hard as they can, but they're limited by the storm. they're not going to work in unsafe conditions, so they're >> gio, our thanks to you. this hurricane now headed towards georgia and south carolina next. and the real concern, the low-lying areas, the governor issuing a new plea. here's rob marciano. >> reporter: well, hurricane matthew has arrived in south carolina, the rain blowing sideways, winds gusting over 40 miles an hour.
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tonight, south carolina counting the hours until what could be a direct hit. >> it's getting worse, and we're looking at major storm surges. >> reporter: and already feeling hurricane matthew's outer bands. drone footage showing deserted streets outside charleston. businesses closing up all along the coast. >> the best thing is to hunker down. >> reporter: more than 26,000 thousand evacuees now in nearly 200 shelters in the storm zone. including katrina survivor cindy frith and her family. how nervous are you? >> i'm about a 10. >> reporter: a 10 on the nervous meter. >> yes. >> reporter: another sign time is running out -- troopers today clearing the lanes of interstate 26. >> here we are in the last few minutes of the flush.
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crocker is mt. pleasant's last hope at keeping the town dry. what would happen in 5 to 8 foot of surge if you didn't have this pump system? >> this entire area would be under water. >> reporter: ready to switch on massive pumps to head off that storm surge on the way. those pumps are going to try their hardest to keep the water out. but the rain and wind continues to pile the water up against charleston. they're almost guaranteed to have some water in the city tomorrow morning. david? >> rob, thank you. and tonight, we're getting our first real pictures of the staggering toll of this hurricane. it will make many americans right here in florida grateful that the hurricane ran parallel to the coastline for much of the day today and did not have a direct hit like it did in haiti. our crew is there, and surveying the damage. it's catastrophic. hundreds among the dead.
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>> reporter: those tin roof shacks, no match for 1 145-mile-an-hour wind. at first, a sense of relief that port au prince had dodged a bullet. slowly, a clearer picture of the utter devastation is coming into focus. jeremie, in southwest haiti, is a city in ruins. every house, every palm tree, today, we are out with u.s. marines who were delivering relief supplies. >> we're flying out hygiene kits, we're flying out plastic sheeting. beans, rice, water. >> reporter: the death toll officially at about 300, but by one account it's more than 800, and rising. amid the rubble, people are finding what shelter they can. salvaging what's left. making dinner. life goes on. already, the infrastructure here
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and now, this storm. figuring out where the help is needed most and getting it there is going to take days. david? >> david, thank you. and there's still much more ahead on "world news tonight." in a moment, the bombshell recording just uncovered. what donald trump was recorded saying. he's already responding, is hillary clinton. and tonight, the burning phone that caused the scare on the passenger plane. and a frightening sight. trouble on the runway. why this pilot was struggling to land this jet. we'll be right back. travel with my daughter. roller derby. ?
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video discovered. on it, donald trump in audio. what he says about women. he's already responding tonight, and so is hillary clinton. here's tom llamas. >> reporter: tonight, a lewd and graphic recording from donald trump's past. the billionaire, riding on this bus with tv host billy bush caught on a hot mike talking about attempt to sleep with a married woman. >> i moved on her and i failed, i'll admit it. >> whoa. >> i did try. [ bleep ]. she was married. 2005 conversation first reported by "the washington post" came just months after trump married melania. the bus pulls up to the set where trump was to tape a soap opera cameo. then he and bush spot actress arianne zucker, there to greet them. >> whoa! yes! whoa! >> yes! the donald has scored. >> whoa, my man! >> reporter: as trump prepares
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about his status as a celebrity. and how it gives him a free pass with women. >> i better use some tic-tacs just in case i start kissing her. you know, i'm automatically attracted to beautiful -- i just start kissing them. it's like a magnet. and when you're a star they let you do it. you can do anything. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. you can do anything. >> reporter: then trump emerges from the bus on his best behavior. >> hi, mr. trump. how are you? >> pleasure to meet you. >> reporter: and then this. >> how about a little hug for the donald? he just got off the bus? >> reporter: tonight, in a statement, trump insisting this was locker room banter, a private conversation that took place many years ago. bill clinton has said far worse to me on the golf course. not even close. i apologize if anyone was offended. but hillary clinton tweeting, this is horrific. we cannot allow this man to become president. >> that statement coming from donald trump quickly late today, and then from hillary clinton.
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before the second presidential debate. >> that's right, the timing couldn't be worse. tonight, radio silence from the trump campaign. no one is saying anything else besides this statement. our abc news producer with governor mike pence asked him five times, and each time, he avoided the question. david? >> tom, thanks. when we come back here tonight, a two days away. you can get coverage on abc, 9:00 p.m. eastern. co-moderator, martha raddatz. sunday night, 9:00 p.m. eastern. and another breaking development involving the russians. new questions, are they trying to interfere with the american
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t. to the "index" of other news on a friday night. the u.s. is outright blaming the russian government for hacking american political institutions, including the dnc. the goal -- to interfere with the elections. u.s. intelligence saying, quote, "only russia's seniormost officials could have authorized these activities." we do have a new development tonight after the smartphone on fire in the cabin of that passenger jet. causing the evacuation of a southwest flight. the scorched device has been seized by government authorities. the passenger says the galaxy note 7 started smoldering in his pocket, filling the plane with smoke. consumer agents are now examining the device to determine if it was a replacement model, and what caused it to overheat.
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they get the green light, which may not be until sunday. the storm now crossing the georgia border, and then to south carolina before peeling off. david? >> thank you. andhurricane matthew is forcing evacuate. and university of iowa needs to get more creative with its fundraisers. tonight at 6. tonight at ten. a group from coralville is going down to haiti to help clean-up after the hurricane.
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travel trouble. hurricane matthew is forcing some iowa travel agencies to re-book people's trips. "they've done the big job and they've taken care of us all " the flood cleanup in vinton is just days away from completion and one organizers knows whom to thank. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is kcrg-tv9 news at 6. hurricane matthew is now centered just off the northeast florida coast and heading for georgia. projections show the storm could deliver its most damaging blows to georgia or the carolinas. this is a live look at tybee island, georgia. matthew has weakened a bit to a category two hurricane, but it still has sustained winds of 115 miles per hour. it's knocked out power for more than a million people in
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one death in florida. a woman who was 50 died of a heart attack. the st. lucie county emergency operations center considers her death to be storm-related because high winds had forced emergency workers to stop responding to calls. farther north, four counties and one city in south carolina are under nighttime curfews. that will be in effect until further notice. ""there is still time for evacuation, but it is now time to get on out or to get ready for this strm storm. " and this is a killer storm. the death toll in haiti alone is close to 300. and authorities there expect it go even higher. kcrg t-v nine's mark carlson joins us live. mark, some eastern iowa support will be going to haiti to help hurricane victims

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