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Tropical Storm Isaac / Gulf #1029693

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 27, 2012
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(Tampa: Diane Sawyer) The course of Tropical Storm Isaac moving through the Gulf of Mexico introduced; tracking map shown.

(New Orleans: Sam Champion) The intensification of Isaac towards hurricane status before it hits land featured; scenes from New Orleans, evacuating cars, Haiti, rainy Florida and storm tracking weather maps shown. [Three Gulf RESIDENTS, Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL - comment on getting ready.] [ABC's Matt GUTMAN - shows the weather in Key West.]

(Tampa: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Ginger Zee) The preparations in New Orleans examined; scenes from atop the levees that were rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina with diagrams shown. [Katrina victim Linda ANDERSON, US Army Corps of Engineers commander Col. Ed FLEMING†- talk about the levee system readiness.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Champion, Sam;
Zee, Ginger

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