Matthew is still a weak hurricane off the North Carolina coast and is causing record-breaking flooding in the state.
At 8 p.m. EDT, the center of the storm was about 40 east of Cape Fear and had sustained winds of about 75 mph. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm is expected to weaken.
Forecasters say they are receiving numerous reports of flooded homes, businesses and roads in Raleigh.
At least 10 people have been killed in the U.S., including three in North Carolina.