Here come the floods: Terrifying videos show waves crashing into teen's patio doors while winds rip a tree out from the ground in a backyard as Matthew wreaks havoc in Florida
- Security cameras captured the high tide hit one Palm Coast beach home
- The 50 sandbags placed outside the house did nothing to stop waves
- At one point the waves crash so hard they reach the top of the glass door
- Jacksonville, St Augustine and Daytona Beach among hardest hit areas
- 20 young people were stranded in a bed and breakfast during storm surge
- Another man had to be rescued after falling into water, losing wheelchair
- One Jacksonville Beach video shows moment the high tide soared over the sea wall and flooded the streets
- Matthew has killed 842 people in Haiti and killed three in the US
Security cameras at the beach home of one Florida teen captured the horrifying moment Hurricane Matthew sent waves crashing right into the front porch.
Grant Lynch had already evacuated his home in Palm Coast, but the camera that was left on inside captured the startling scene as the storm moved up the coast.
The waves could clearly be seen through the home's sliding glass doors as they repeatedly crashed against the porch during the storm surge.
At first all that could be seen in the security cameras at Florida teen Grant Lynch's Palm Coast beach home were the sandbags he and his family had placed outside before the storm hit
But suddenly the waves could be seen surging through and crashing right into the front porch as Hurricane Matthew traveled up the state's coast
Lynch's father said he was sure the glass would shatter when the water hit the windows
Lynch said the high tide brought in rocks from the beach that then hit the home's windows
Fifty sandbags were placed outside the house, but they did little to stop the tide as one wave crashed with such force it almost reached the top of the window screen.
Lynch's father told CNN he was sure the glass would shatter when the water hit the windows.
'There was rocks coming from the beach and hitting the windows,' Lynch added. 'It was crazy.'
'I've never seen anything like it. I've never seen the water get that far to the house,' he said, explaining that the home was 150 feet away from the beach's dunes.
Lynch's video was just one of many posted by Floridians who watched as Hurricane Matthew ripped across the state on Friday afternoon.
One Jacksonville resident caught on camera the moment Matthew's winds ripped a tree from the roots in her backyard
The tree came barreling down and crashed into what appeared to be her neighbor's backyard
More than one million households have been left without power and 22,000 people remain in shelters as the storm headed up the coast toward Jacksonville.
Matthew has already claimed 842 victims in the Caribbean and there has been three reported deaths in the US.
They included two people in St Lucie, a woman in her late fifties who suffered a heart attack and an 82-year-old man who reported difficulty breathing.
Emergency vehicles could not safely get to either the man or woman in time due to the strong winds, according to ABC News.
A woman in her sixties was also killed in Volusia County when she went outside to feed her animals and was killed when a tree fell on top of her.
As the eye of the storm passed Daytona Beach, the winds became so severe that the Daytona Beach Fire Department had to suspend services for six hours.
Mike Lovechhio, a resident in the city's beachside area, posted multiple videos from his window that showed palm trees violently swaying back and forth as electric power lines shook in the gust.
Bradley Hatcher captured incredible footage of water flooding into Jacksonville Beach during high tide on Friday afternoon
The camera captured the very moment the tide surged into the coastal city's streets
A car could be seen struggling to drive through the sudden storm surge during Matthew
Lovecchio also shared several pictures of nearby homes that appeared to have suffered roof damage.
Earlier Lovecchio tweeted as the eye of the storm hit, saying his doors were shaking and that he could feel the 'pressure change in the house'.
Another video showed a river of water flowing through the downtown streets of St Augustine during a storm surge.
It was reported that 20 people were trapped at Casablanca Inn On The Bay, a bed and breakfast in the city, and that there were children inside.
But Mayor Nancy Shaver said authorities discovered that the people inside the inn were not guests but young people 'who have chosen to stay there'.
'We have been in contact with them and they have told us they really don't wish to have any assistance,' she told CNN.
Meanwhile Daytona Beach resident Mike Lovechhio filmed the severe windows that sent trees violently swaying and electric power lines shaking as the eye of Matthew passed
Shaver added that the area was a mandatory evacuation zone but that she believes at least 50 percent of the people in the area 'who should have evacuated did not'.
Firefighters also saved one man from the floodwaters who fell out and was separated from his wheelchair at the base of the Vilano Bridge, according to ActionNewsJax.com .
The St Augustine man was found clutching a floating garbage can. He was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital.
A flash flood warning was also issued in Jacksonville until 6.15pm on Friday as the northeastern city was placed under a hurricane warning for the first time in 17 years.
Bradley Hatcher captured incredible footage of water flooding into Jacksonville Beach during high tide on Friday afternoon.
St Augustine was one of the areas Hurricane Matthew hit hardest on Friday afternoon
A river of water flooded down the streets of downtown and trapped many in their homes
The ocean is seen swelling below the pier as waves suddenly soar above the sea wall and crash into swimming pools before surging into the streets of the coastal city.
Another Jacksonville resident caught on camera the moment Matthew's winds ripped a tree from out of the ground in her backyard and sent it crashing down into a neighbor's fence.
All flights remained canceled at Jacksonville International Airport on Friday as the storm's eyewall traveled up toward Georgia and the Carolinas for the weekend.
Hurricane warnings remain in effect from Cocoa Beach, Florida to Surf City, North Carolina, including such major cities as Savannah in Georgia and Charleston in South Carolina.
Daytona Beach also experienced severe damage in Hurricane Matthew's wake
An entire wall was ripped from the La Playa Resort & Suites during the severe winds
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