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Hurricane Sandy / East Coast #1034204

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012
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(Manhattan: Scott Pelley) The impact of Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast introduced; map shown of the affected area; scenes shown of damage, flooding in the streets and subway tunnels of New York City, a boat on the railroad tracks, the fire in the Breezy Point neighborhood in Queens, New York, downed trees; death toll and figures for power outages and evacuees cited. [New York Governor Andrew CUOMO††- says the Hudson River was coming over from the west and the East River was coming over from the east.] [New Jersey Governor Chris CHRISTIE – says there are houses in the middle of Route 35.] [President OBAMA – says we will do everything we can to help you.]

(Moonachie, New Jersey: Elaine Quijano) The storm’s impact on New Jersey reviewed; scenes shown of the flooding from the Hackensack River in Moonachie and Little Ferry, rescue boats, cars in the water. [Moonachie resident Christina BARICEVIC††, Little Ferry resident Seneida TOMASETTI††- comment on what happened.] [National Guard Katie CATALDO††- comments on the rescues.]

(Manhattan: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Somers Point, New Jersey: Chip Reid) The damage along the Jersey shore featured; scenes shown of the flooded streets, wrecked houses and boats on Long Beach Island, houses half-buried in sand in Seaside Heights.

(Manhattan: Scott Pelley) The water in a tunnel in New York City shown. The power outage there noted; satellite photo of lower Manhattan in darkness after an explosion at a Con Edison electrical substation shown.

(New York: Jim Axelrod) The disaster for New York City’s transportation system featured; scenes shown of city workers removing boards and sandbags, water in the tunnels and being pumped; details given about the chaos from the traffic lights not working. [MTA WORKER, workman John O’NEAL‡, cab DRIVER – comment.] [MTA chairman Joseph LHOTA††- says Sandy wreaked havoc on the entire transportation system.]

(Manhattan: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Breezy Point, New York: Michelle Miller) The fire in Breezy Point featured; scenes shown of the burning homes last night, firefighters in the flooded streets, the charred, smoldering ruins today. [Volunteer fireman Danny McKEEFREY††- says there was nothing they could do.] [Resident Catherine SULLIVAN††- reacts.] Previous disasters in this area mentioned.

(Manhattan: Scott Pelley) Weather map shown.

Pelley, Scott;
Quijano, Elaine;
Reid, Chip;
Axelrod, Jim;
Miller, Michelle

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