ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 01, 2017
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(Houston & Beaumont, Texas: Matt Gutman) The crisis in Beaumont on its third day without running water featured; scenes shown of people in line for water, the flooded streets, people hauling water, evacuations, flood waters. [Coordinator Gloria HARTER- cries about the situation.] [Governor Greg ABBOTT - comments on the water for Beaumont.]
(Houston: Tom Llamas) Drone views of flooded Houston shown. Non-stop rescues in Houston & the potential for more flooding there featured; scenes shown of an alligator being hauled out of a house details given of the evacuation from Crosby due to the chemical plant explosions & fires. [Police Chief Art ACEVEDO - says we cannot be a water taxi service.] [Several RESCUERS - comment on helping.] [Trekking in water, Santos CORDON - says he needs to go to work.] [Crosby WOMAN - says the animals need to be fed.]
(Houston: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.
(Houston: Rob Marciano) The tornado watch in the South with rain moving to the north reported; weather maps shown. The status of Hurricane Irma discussed; computer models shown.
(Houston: Tom Llamas) The fire at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby shown.