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Texas / Hurricane Harvey #1115276

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) The state of emergency in Texas with Hurricane Harvey hitting hard along the Gulf coast introduced; aerial & ground views damages, debris, floods shown.

(Rockport, Texas: Matt Gutman) The massive destruction in Texas from Harvey reviewed; scenes shown of rain, wind, damages, downed power lines, the hard-hit town of Rockport, damaged buildings. [Rockport Mayor pro tem Patrick RIOS†- offers advice to those who stay.] [At darkened school shelter, VOLUNTEER - list what is needed.] [Coast Guard Capt. Tony HAHN†- says don't come back until....] The lengthy time for any recovery due to damages noted.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Victoria, Texas: Eva Pilgrim) The concerns in Victoria with more rain coming featured; scenes shown of relentless rain, winds. flooded streets, trees, a fire. [Victoria County sheriff's office Bryan SIMONS†- calls it catastrophic.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Port Lavaca: Rob Marciano) The impact of the storm surge on Port Lavaca on the coast featured; scenes shown of surf, rain, flooding, the extent of the storm surge. Why the storm is so slow moving discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas, Ginger Zee) The concerns with catastrophic flooding discussed; weather maps & tracking of the storm shown.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Houston: Victor Oquendo) The impact of the hurricane on Houston featured; scenes shown of damages. [WOMAN, warehouse manager "B.J.", young MAN - comment.] [Mayor Sylvester TURNBER†- worries about the rain.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Austin, Texas: Clayton Sandell) The emergency rescues in Texas by the Coast Guard & the National Guard reviewed; scenes shown of various escapes.

Llamas, Tom;
Gutman, Matt;
Pilgrim, Eva;
Marciano, Rob;
Ginger, Tom Llamas,;
Oquendo, Victor;
Sandell, Clayton

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