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Hurricane Irene / East Coast #1000910

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 28, 2011
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The impact of Hurricane Irene reviewed; photos shown. [President OBAMA - says this is not over.]

(Mystic, Connecticut: Wyatt Andrews) The threat to New England from the rain from the storm featured; scenes shown of WIndham, New York, that was wiped out by flooding, the winds and surf in Connecticut and downed trees that knocked out power.

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Axelrod) The lessened impact of Irene on a prepared New York City featured; scenes shown of downed trees and returning people. [Two PEOPLE, New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†, NYPD commissioner Ray KELLY - react.] [Columbia University National Center for Disaster Preparedness director Dr. Irwin REDLENER†- assesses the decisions for the city.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Long Beach, New York: Elaine Quijano) The impact of Irene on Long Island featured; scenes shown from low-lying Long Beach and reporters going down in a storm surge. [Property manager Steve IORIOLE‡, RESIDENT; fire chief Richard CORBETT†- comment on Long Beach.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Atlantic City: Bigad Shaban) The impact of Irene on New Jersey reviewed; scenes shown from the shore at Atlantic City, flooding, fallen trees and closed casinos. [Governor Chris CHRISTIE, resident Chris GOODWIN†, CBS anchor Chris WRAGGE‡- comment.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Live discussion held with WFOR-Tv meteorologist David Bernard about Irene; weather and tracking maps shown. [BERNARD - says Irene is just about outta here as she pushes into Canada; comments on flooding from the track of the storm.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Axelrod, Jim;
Quijano, Elaine;
Shaban, Bigad

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