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Tropical Storm Isaac / Florida, Gulf #1029679

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 26, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The impact of Tropical Storm Isaac introduced; storm route shown.

(Key West: Al Roker) The impact of the storm on Florida reviewed; scenes shown of wind, rain and surf in the keys, of Cuba, from damaged tent cities in Haiti; details given of the delays in the Republican National Convention in Tampa. [Business owner Tree ANDRE†- worries about a storm surge.] [National Hurricane Center director Rock KNABB†, Governor Rick SCOTT††, OFFICIAL - comment.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Studio: Bryan Norcross) The course of the storm towards west Florida and the Gulf of Mexico reviewed and previewed; forecast weather models and maps shown.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Gabe Gutierrez) The state of emergency in New Orleans due to the approaching storm featured; scenes and weather map shown; details given about the levee system. [Mayor Mitch LANDRIEU†- talks about the course of the storm and a course of action.] [The Weather Channel's Dr. Greg POSTEL†- talks about Isaac's development.] Hurricane Katrina in the city 7 years ago recalled. [CNBC Scott COHN†- predicts a spike in oil and gasoline.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Tampa: Brian Williams) The responses in the New Orleans area to the storm, the city's homeless population, the test for the levee system and the water conditions that could heighten the storm reviewed.

Holt, Lester;
Roker, Al;
Norcross, Bryan;
Gutierrez, Gabe;
Williams, Brian

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