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Hurricane Irma / Islands / Florida #1115627

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 06, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) The impact of Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean islands introduced; scenes shown from St. Maartens, the eye of the Category 5 storm heading for Florida.

(Puerto Rico: Linzie Janis) The damages from Irma on the US Virgin Islands St. Maarten, Barbuda & Puerto Rico with the reporter in wind & rain featured; many scenes shown. [In Barbuda hotel, Lauren MAYO, Sarah RIGGINS; in Puerto Rico, WOMAN - comment.] The storm discussed.

(Studio: David Muir, Ginger Zee) The route of Irma through the Caribbean toward Florida & the Carolinas on the weekend discussed; weather maps & forecast track shown.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Key West, Florida: Gio Benitez) The evacuation of the Florida keys before Irma hits featured; scenes shown from gas stations without gas. [Governor Rick SCOTT, keys residents Elizabeth VIETO, Joley McCRAIN, Naja GIRARD†, Monroe County administrator Roman GASTESI†- comment on the situation.] How flooding is a major concern discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Miami: Alex Perez) The rush on gasoline across Florida featured; scenes shown from gas stations, stores, the construction cranes, damages from Hurricane Andrew. [MOTORIST, MAN, SCOTT, President TRUMP - comment on the situation.] [Plaza Construction Brad MELTZER†- explains how the cranes are secured.] The gas supply & demand issue discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Miami airport: Amy Robach) The impact of the hurricane on the roads, ships & planes examined; scenes shown from cars on the road, the airports. [In car, WOMAN; at airport, WOMAN - comment.] The action with cancellations at the Miami airport discussed.

Muir, David;
Janis, Linzie;
Ginger, David Muir,;
Benitez, Gio;
Perez, Alex;
Robach, Amy

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