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Hurricane Sandy / East Coast #1034167

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 2012
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(Allenhurst, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) The arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast reported; maps shown; scenes shown of flooding, high waves, evacuees, the rescue off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina of crewmembers from the sinking HMS Bounty; details given of concerns about storm surge, power outages, cancelled flights, closings. Live discussion held with hurricane consultant David Bernard about the storm; storm statistics cited; diagrams shown. [From Miami, BERNARD – describes the status of the storm and the expectations for storm surge; predicts the forecast for areas west of the coast.]

(Atlantic City: Jeff Glor) Sandy’s impact on Atlantic City, New Jersey reviewed; scenes shown of debris from the damaged boardwalk, flooding, police rescuing the family of Robert Stevens; details given about the closing of casinos. [STEVENS – says he would advise getting out.] [Governor Chris CHRISTIE – criticizes Atlantic City’s mayor.]

(Allenhurst, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Ocean City, Maryland: Chip Reid) The conditions in Ocean City, Maryland reviewed; details given about the evacuation order; scenes shown of flooded streets, high waves, the damaged fishing pier. [Residents Dianne BROUGHT††, Bill SIDDELL††- comment on deciding to stay.] [Evacuee Cara DEVOE††, her SON – comment.]

(Allenhurst, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Axelrod) Concern about flooding in New York City featured; scenes shown of sandbags, the Saks 5th Avenue store boarded up, a crane toppled by winds, closed train and subway stations; Google Earth map shown. [WOMAN – reacts.] [Police commissioner Ray KELLY – expresses concerns about flooding and blackouts.]

(Allenhurst, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) The closing of the financial markets in New York City noted.

(New York: Anthony Mason) Sandy’s impact on the economy examined; scenes shown of sandbags around the New York Stock Exchange, boarded-up businesses; details given about a possible rise in gas prices. [Kinetic Analysis Chuck WATSON††- notes concern about the oil sector and refineries shutting down.]

Pelley, Scott;
Glor, Jeff;
Reid, Chip;
Axelrod, Jim;
Mason, Anthony

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