Columbus hotels fill with Hurricane Matthew evacuees

Marriott Hotel (File: CBS)

COLUMBUS, Ga — Evacuees pour into the Chattahoochee Valley as Hurricane Matthew approaches the Georgia coast.

The Columbus Convention and Visitor’s Bureau says as of Friday morning, there are no available hotel rooms left in Columbus.

News 3 also called Phenix City where hotels are equally booked up.

Emergency managers advise anyone looking for a place to stay to find an evacuation shelter in nearby cities.

The Georgia and Alabama Ready apps available on the Apple and Google Play Stores are recommended in planning for disasters.

Click here for an official list of Red Cross hurricane shelters.

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