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The Latest: Hurricane Matthew nears South Carolina

  • Robert Nicotra braves the wind and rain along the beach on the Isle of Palms, S.C.,  as Hurricane Matthew approaches, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

    Robert Nicotra braves the wind and rain along the beach on the Isle of Palms, S.C., as Hurricane Matthew approaches, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)  (The Associated Press)

  • Mike Pendergrast moves a wagon down 41st Ave. full of sand to fill with sand bags around his home on the Isle of Palms as Hurricane Matthew approaches the Isle of Palms, S.C., Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

    Mike Pendergrast moves a wagon down 41st Ave. full of sand to fill with sand bags around his home on the Isle of Palms as Hurricane Matthew approaches the Isle of Palms, S.C., Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)  (The Associated Press)

  • An Isle of Palms house leaves a message as Hurricane Matthew approaches the Isle of Palms, S.C., Friday, October 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

    An Isle of Palms house leaves a message as Hurricane Matthew approaches the Isle of Palms, S.C., Friday, October 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on Hurricane Matthew (all times local):

2:00 a.m.

Hurricane Matthew continues to move north off the Georgia coast and its center is forecast to move near or over the South Carolina coast Saturday morning, the National Hurricane Center reports. The Category 2 hurricane will near North Carolina's southern coast by Saturday night, the center says.

Matthew has sustained winds of 105 mph (165 kph), and is 45 miles (70 kilometers) south of Hilton Head, South Carolina. It is moving north about 12 mph (19 kph).

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