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Hurricane Irma / The Islands / Florida / Scott Interview #1115767

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 08, 2017
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(Miami: David Muir) The worst-possible scenario that could be Hurricane Irma hitting Florida & up through the South introduced.

(Studio: Ginger Zee) The prospects for this catastrophic storm bound for Florida featured; weather maps & tracks shown.

(Miami: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Tamarac, Florida: Matt Gutman) The mass evacuation from Florida featured; scenes shown of cars on the raod & from gas stations. [Governor Rick SCOTT - says "you need to go now."] [Motorist David LOWE, gas tanker DRIVER - comment.] The traffic & fuel concerns discussed.

(Miami: David Muir) Radar of flights outbound from Florida shown.

(Miami: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Miami airport: Amy Robach) The situation at the Florida airports featured; earlier scenes shown of crowds at the airport now empty. [Passengers Kamila ABICAYEVA†, Nick WILLIAMS, WOMAN - comment.]

(Miami: David Muir) Aerial view of the devastation of the Caribbean islands shown.

(Nassau, Bahamas: James Longman) The impact of Hurricane Irma on the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, St. Maarten, Turks & Caicos & Barbuda featured; scenes shown from Nassau. [On Turks & Caicos, American Kelsey PRIEST‡- cries.] The concerns Hurricane Jose will hit already wrecked Barbuda discussed.

(Miami: David Muir) The ABC News interview with Governor Scott about the hurricane featured. [SCOTT - says the storm is way bigger than Andrew, so you have to evacuate, how both coasts can be hit, how we are getting fuel into the state.]

(Miami: David Muir) The urgent effort to open more shelters in the Miami area featured; scenes shown of people in line, a look inside the full shelters. [Young "PATRICK," Miami-Dade County public schools supt. Alberto CARVALHO†, evacuee John TISDALE - comment on their situation.]

(Miami: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Miami Beach: Tom Llamas) The preparations in southwest Miami-Dade for the hurricane featured; scenes shown of the cranes & highrises. [Resident Amy MESERHAYNE‡; Arnoldo ARCUEVA, his SON - worry.] How the wind is stronger the higher you go in the buildings discussed.

Muir, David;
Zee, Ginger;
Gutman, Matt;
Robach, Amy;
Longman, James;
Llamas, Tom

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