Obama warns Hurricane Matthew's worst might still be ahead
- President Obama commended the governors of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina for their handling of Hurricane Matthew, but warned that the worst may not be over for southern states.
"I think the bigger concern at this point is not just hurricane-force winds, but storm surge," he said in brief remarks Friday after meeting with Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Craig Fugate and Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson at the White House.
"State and local officials have been on top of this. They are the ones who are tracking most closely what is happening in your particular community, your particular area," Obama said. "You need to pay attention to them. Do what they say. Do not be a holdout here because we can always replace property but we can't replace lives."(Excerpt) Read more at: washingtonexaminer.com ...
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