WATCH LIVE: Gov. Haley holding 11 a.m. news conference on Matthew

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Haley holding 11 a.m. news conference on Matthew

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF/WIS) - Gov. Nikki Haley will hold an 11 a.m. news conference to discuss Hurricane Matthew as it begins to turn to the South Carolina coast.

WMBF News will broadcast the news conference on air and online. Mobile users, tap here to watch live at 11 a.m.

Haley and state emergency officials will meet and talk preparations ahead of Matthew's trek along the coast.

State evacuation efforts to get an estimated 1.1 million people off the coast have gone well, according to Haley, but at last check, only 175,000 people had evacuated the Lowcountry ahead of the storm.

Evacuations extended up the coast through Horry and Georgetown counties at noon on Thursday.

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