Video supplied by Jackie Lockhart, filmed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Kiwis hunkering down among Florida residents have described the tense wait for Hurricane Matthew as it bears down on the coast of the US state. The most powerful storm to threaten the US Atlantic coast in more than a decade, Matthew has steamed toward heavily populated Florida with terrifying winds of 225km/h, as two million people across the southeast were warned to flee inland.