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Hurricane Sandy / East Coast #1032956

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 28, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) The course of superstorm Hurricane Sandy introduced; weather maps and pictures from space shown; details given of school closings in 7 states.

(North Carolina: Matt Gutman) The view of the storm in North Carolina reviewed; scenes shown of the waves, wind and rain.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: Sam Champion) The track of Sandy along the East coast featured; weather maps shown. Why the system is a superstorm discussed; weather graphics of the storm outlined on screen; details given about the potential storm surge in New York City and up the coast with wind gusts, rain and blizzard warnings for the mountains.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Atlantic City: Ginger Zee) The conditions in Atlantic City reviewed and previewed; scenes shown of the shut-down casinos and people on the roads; details given about the surge and tides. [Several RESIDENTS, Daniel SCHWARTZ†- react to the storm.]

(Studio: David Muir) The announcement that all federal buildings in Washington, DC, will be shut down tomorrow and plans to shut down the New York City subway noted.

(New York: Dan Harris) The shutdown in New York City due to the rising tide that could bring damages from storm surge featured; scenes shown from across the city. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG - speaks about evacuation.] [Columbia University professor Klaus JACOB†- worries.] [New Yorker Sharon ARANG†- says they hope to make the best of it.] [New YORKER - exclaims.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Reagan National Airport: Lisa Stark) The cancellation of East coast air and train travel reviewed; details given about the impact of a massive shutdown of the airports. [At LaGuardaia airport, two WOMEN - react.] [ABC News Genevieve Shaw BROWN†- outlines what happens when transportation hubs shut down.]

(Studio: David Muir) The move of power/utility workers to the coast reported.

(Rehoboth Beach, Delaware: David Kerley) The army of utility workers in case of power outages across the region examined; details given about the use of generators. [Worker Larry JACKSON, VACATIONERS, President OBAMA, Johns Hopkins University researcher Seth GUIKEMA†, WOMAN - comment on power outages.]

Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt;
Champion, Sam;
Zee, Ginger;
Harris, Dan;
Stark, Lisa;
Kerley, David

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