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Hurricane Irene / East Coast #1000896

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 28, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The first pictures of flooding from Hurricane Irene & map of states with power outages shown.

(Elmsford, New York: David Muir) The flooding from Irene featured; scenes & photos shown of the water in New York: in Windham, Queens, Rosedale, New Jersey, Elmsford, Long Beach. [President OBAMA - says this is not over as the storm remains dangerous.] [Elmsford Rescue MAN, residents Sidney ANTHONY@, Theresa PFEIFFER - comment.] The power outages noted.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Dan Harris) The flooding of the suburbs in Philadelphia & south Jersey featured; scenes shown from rescues in Vineland, New Jersey, & White Marsh Township, Pennsylvania& a building collapse in north Philadelphia. [MAN - comments.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Nags Head, North Carolina: Matt Gutman) The winds of the hurricane in North Carolina featured; scenes shown from Nags Head of wind & rain, downed trees in Newport News, Virginia; details given about power outages, falling & dead trees.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; New York: Sam Champion) Why the wind, flood & storm surge were weaker than expected in New York City, problems with the storm models & where the storm is headed with its rains into New England & Canada discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Marion, Massachusetts: David Kerley) The concerns with a surge from high tides & swollen rivers in New England featured; scenes shown of water going on shore. [In Stamford, ABC's Ashleigh BANFIELD - says it is a water story.] [Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, Mitch SUZAN@- worries about high tide.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bianna Golodryga) The stranding of air travellers at airports across the country due to flight cancellations featured; scenes shown from the airports. [New Yorker Ragna BERLIN?- talks about flight travels.] The resumption of air service in the mid-Atlantic region with suspension still in effect in New York noted.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Muir, David;
Harris, Dan;
Gutman, Matt;
Champion, Sam;
Kerley, David;
Golodryga, Bianna
Duration:
00:13:40

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