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Hurricane Irma / Florida #1115788

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 09, 2017
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(Ft. Myers: Lester Holt) The approach of Hurricane Irma to Florida introduced; scenes shown of the storm's eye, the Florida keys.

(Ft. Myers: Al Roker) The scope & movement of Hurricane Irma towards west central Florida with a storm surge predicted featured; weather maps shown.

(Ft. Myers: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Estero, Florida: Gabe Gutierrez) The evacuation from Florida featured; scenes shown from a shelter in Ft. Myers. [Tina MUNOZ, five PEOPLE - worry.] [Lee County manager Roger DESJARLAIS†- says the population is in jeopardy.]

(Naples, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The evacuation of the west coast of Florida featured; scenes shown from the "Alligator Alley" area. [MAN, Ft. Myers resident Michael CARR, Governor Rick SCOTT, Marco island resident Michael CALLAHAN, Arcadia MAN - comment.] [Florida Power & Light Co. Rob GOULD†, Marco Island FIREFIGHTER - talk about preparation.]

(Ft. Myers: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Florida City, Florida: Miguel Almaguer) The threat of Irma to the Florida keys & the damages to the US Virgin Islands, the Bahamas & the French West Indies & Cuba featured; various storm scenes shown. [Two keys PEOPLE; stranded American TOURIST; Florida city manager Otis WALLACE†- comment.]

(Ft. Myers: Lester Holt) The impact of the shift of Irma to the west on first responders featured; scenes shown. [First responder Jody PAYNE - says we thought we would go to the other coast; shows their equipment.]

(Ft. Myers: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Miami: John Torres) The impact of the storm on Florida's senior citizens featured; scenes shown from a nursing home that will not evacuate; statistics on the risk of death for evacuation versus staying for the elderly cited. [Brown University Dr. David DOSA†- cites the dangers of moving seniors, especially Alzheimer's disease patients.] [Resident's SON - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Roker, Al;
Gutierrez, Gabe;
Sanders, Kerry;
Almaguer, Miguel;
Torres, John
Duration:
00:12:40

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