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Hurricane Matthew Hits Hometown Of Artist Vincent Autenrieb

October 8th, 2016

Hurricane Matthew Hits Hometown Of Artist Vincent Autenrieb

Hurricane Matthew marked the end of a nine-year streak without an Atlantic Basin Category 5 hurricane. Matthew was classified as a Category 5 hurricane as measured on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale just before midnight EDT on September 30th and made landfall in Vincent's home state of Florida on Thursday afternoon, October 6th, 2016 and arrived shortly thereafter in Vincent's hometown of Melbourne, FL following a warning from Florida Governor Rick Scott saying: "This storm will kill you".

Vincent says he is grateful the storm's impact in his neighborhood was minimal and that his thoughts and prayers are with those more severely affected by the storm. He says "Central Floridians are a remarkable community that come together in times of adversity to overcome challenges and generously render aid to those who need it most." Vincent also wishes to raise awareness about the Florida Division of Emergency Management's website resource at:...