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Hurricane Harvey / Texas #1115260

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 25, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir, Ginger Zee) The movement of Hurricane Harvey towards Texas with flash flooding a concern discussed; an International Space Station image, from Texas & weather maps shown.

(Corpus Christi, Texas: Matt Gutman) The wind & rain in Texas from the monster storm with tornado warnings featured; scenes shown from the Gulf of Mexico coast of the reporter out in the storm in Corpus Christi, the "ghost town" of Rockport, cars leaving, storm surge. [Governor Greg ABBOTT††, OFFICIAL - predict a major disaster.] [Residents Cory DAVIS, Danielle WEEKS, Janice MOORE - comment.] A tweet from Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner telling people to stay quoted.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Port Lavaca, Texas: Rob Marciano) The vulnerability of this area of Texas to storm surge, especially the oil refinery & oil rig facilities, featured; scenes shown of Madagorda Bay, Port Lavaca. The tide levels along the coastline discussed; weather maps shown.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(San Antonio: Eva Pilgrim) The evacuation of hospital patients out of the storm zone featured; scenes shown of newborns airlifted out & from an evacuation center. [Cook Children's Medical Center Debbie BOUDREAUX†- talks about the critical ventilators.] [Baby Rebecca Ibanez's mother Brenda PUGA†- comments on her baby.] [WOMAN - comments.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Houston airport: Victor Oquendo) The impact of the storm on travel featured; details given about flight cancellations, the diverting of cruise ships. [Corpus Christi Mayor Joe McCOMB†- says "get outta Dodge."] [At airport, two TRAVELLERS - comment on being stranded.] The warning from Houston's mayor about not evacuating discussed.

Ginger, David Muir,;
Gutman, Matt;
Muir, David;
Marciano, Rob;
Pilgrim, Eva;
Oquendo, Victor

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