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Hurricane Irene / East Coast #1000922

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 28, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The whereabouts of what is left of Hurricane Irene as it moves up through New England updated; scenes shown of flooding in Vermont and Long Island; details given about power outages and flight cancellations.

(Bay Head, New Jersey: Michelle Franzen) The flooding from Irene in New Jersey featured; scenes shown of the flooding of a low-lying community after the evacuation of the shore, the washed-out boardwalk in Spring Lake. [Residents Maria HALLA‡, Rick HARACHEK‡, Nancy WALTON - worry; comment on what happened.] [Governor Chris CHRISTIE - says we will have major flooding and evacuation saved lives.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New Beford, Massachusetts: Ron Allen) The conditions on the Massachusetts coast featured; scenes shown from the harbor of ships and boats and a river now running through Brattleboro, Vermont.

(Studio: Brian Williams) The return of some people to Times Square in New York City noted.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The recovery of New York City after Irene reviewed; scenes shown of buried railroad tracks, downed trees and the TV coverage. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG†- comments on the shutdown of the city.] [In Queens, WOMAN' in Manhattan, MAN - react to downed trees.] [British TOURIST, returning WOMAN, RESIDENT - react.] Concerns about tomorrow's commute noted; scenes shown of a map of air travel in the East.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Atlantic Beach, north Carolina; Kerry Sanders) The conditions after Hurricane Irene along the Carolina coast featured; scenes shown of the cleanup of the beach, damaged road on the Outer Banks, Nags Head, Virginia, Ocean City, Maryland, Delaware, a flag in Washington, DC, the sunken highway. [In bar, WOMAN; Nags Head MAN; Ocean City Mayor Rick MEEHAN†- comment.]

Williams, Brian;
Franzen, Michelle;
Allen, Ron;
Thompson, Anne

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