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Hurricane Irene / East Coast #1000449

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The route of Hurricane Irene towards the East coast reported; view from space and storm track towards the East shown.

(Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: Mark Strassmann) The evacuation of people from the North Carolina coast featured; scenes shown from an outer banks island and Hurricane Fran in 1996. [Coastal resident Patricia CARDWELL, two VACATIONERS, RESIDENT - worry.] [Governor Beth PERDUE††- comments.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) A weather report on Hurricane Irene presented. [WFOR-TV meteorologist David BERNARD†- shows the path of the storm tomorrow and the weekend and the weather phenomena causing the storm to explode or slow.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Long Beach, New York: Jim Axelrod) The concerns of homeowners on Long Island about the approaching storm examined; details given about flood insurance issues. [Long Beach town manager Charlie THEOPHAN††- cites the cost of storm insurance through FEMA.] [Insurance Information Inst. Michael BARRY†- talks about rebuilding costs after a storm on Long Island.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Strassmann, Mark;
Axelrod, Jim
Duration:
00:06:00

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