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Hurricane Irene / East Coast #1000950

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 29, 2011
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The flooding from Hurricane Irene reviewed; map, fire at a home in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, and flooding in New York state shown.

(Windham, New York: Jim Axelrod) The flooding in the small town of Windham, New York, featured; scenes shown of a washed-out road and flooding. [Windham day spa owner Antonia SCHREIBER††- describes what happened to her home and business in the flood.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The images of a New Jersey National Guard truck driving through high water shown.

(Brattleboro, Vermont: Wyatt Andrews) The flooding in Vermont featured; scenes shown of wrecked houses and covered bridges and washed-out roads. [Rob and Quinn CARTELLI‡, Windham County Sheriff Keith CLARK††- comment on conditions.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Maplewood, New Jersey: Michelle Miller) The flooding in New Jersey that has knocked out power featured; scenes shown from Maplewood and Morristown, New Jersey. [Maplewood resident Pam CATOOS‡, Andrea GARRIDO‡, Jersey Central Power and Light Ron MORANO†- talk about the conditions.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The travel disruptions from Irene noted.

(New York: Mark Strassmann) The restarting of the public transportation system in New York City featured; scenes shown from LaGuardia Airport; details given about flight cancellations and the problems with the subways and Amtrak. [LaGuardia agent Tonya Dell PRATT‡- talks about finding flights for the stranded.] [Transportation analyst Mark ROSENKER - talks about aircraft/airline logistics.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) A look at storm damage from a satellite over the Outer Banks shown.

Pelley, Scott;
Axelrod, Jim;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Miller, Michelle;
Strassmann, Mark

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