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Hurricane Irene / East Coast #1000874

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 27, 2011
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(Studio: David Muir) The path of destruction from Hurricane Irene on the East coast introduced; scenes shown of the storm from space and from Nags Head, North Carolina.

(Nags Head, North Carolina: Matt Gutman) The treacherous storm featured; scenes shown from the beach at Nags Head, Cape Hatteras, waves swallowing a house, a rescue on the Chesapeake. [WOMAN, storm chaser Reed TIMMER‡- comment.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Ocean City, Maryland: Jim Sciutto) The storm along the Maryland coast featured; scenes shown of the reporter in the rain watching the surf.

(Studio: David Muir Report introduced.

(New York: Sam Champion) The timeline for Irene as it heads for New York City featured; storm track along the coastline shown.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Point Pleasant, New Jersey: Ron Claiborne) The conditions on the shore of New Jersey featured; scenes shown from the beach at Point Pleasant.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Avila) The situation in New York City after mandatory evacuations from low-lying neighborhoods featured; scenes shown from Times Square, empty Grand Central Station, empty stores, the closed subways and transit. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†, EVACUEE; expecting a baby, Andrew GOLDBERG† and Leslie DERKASH†- comment.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio& New York: Bianna Golodryga) The impact of the storm on air travel featured; scenes shown from LaGuardia Airport that is a virtual ghost town. [At airport, AUSTRALIAN, WOMAN - comment.]

Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt;
Sciutto, Jim;
Champion, Sam;
Claiborne, Ron;
Avila, Jim;
Golodryga, Bianna

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