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Hurricane Irene / East Coast #1000933

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 29, 2011
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The raging water after Hurricane Irene on the East Coast introduced; map shown of flooded zones, cars in the water; statistics on Irene's damages cited.

(Little Falls, New Jersey: Dan Harris) The flooding from the Passaic River in New Jersey featured; scenes shown from Little Falls, a house fire, National Guard vehicles deep in the water, the creek flooding in Trenton, a wrecked house. [Resident Joe CROCKO‡, two Trenton RESIDENTS - react.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Wilmington, Vermont: Linsey Davis) The flooding from a raging Vermont river featured; scenes shown of a car in the flow, washed-out bridges and roads and water damages to the stores on Main St. [WOMAN, Vermont Governor Peter SHUMLIN†- comment.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Windham, New York: Jim Avila) The flooding in Windham, New Jersey, featured; scenes shown of giant sinkholes, flash flooding in the small town and broken bridges. [Voice of John and Linda SCOFIELD, fire chief Michael SCAREY†- comment on the water and things floating it in.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Denver: Clayton Sandell) The fallout over the accuracy of the dire weather forecasts examined; scenes shown of the press coverage. [Former National Hurricane Center director Max MAYFIELD - comments on the predictions.] [Long Beach Maureen HARRIS†- reacts.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Harris, Dan;
Davis, Linsey;
Avila, Jim;
Sandell, Clayton

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