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Hurricane Irma / Florida #1115826

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 11, 2017
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(Florida City: David Muir) The impact of Hurricane Irma on the Florida Keys & now hitting other cities like Jacksonville & Georgia introduced; weather maps shown.

(Jacksonville: Linsey Davis) The impact of now Tropical Storm Irma on Jacksonville & other areas featured; scenes shown of flood waters from Florida to Georgia to the Carolinas. [Jacksonville Mayor Lenny CURRY†- offers advice.] [In RV park, voice of reporter Myrt PRICE†- describes firefighters at work.] [In Atlanta, ABC's Alex PEREZ - shows damages in downtown.] The flood water & submerged cars discussed.

(Florida City: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Marathon, Florida; Amy Robach) An aerial & ground view of the devastation of the Florida Keys featured; scenes shown of damages in Cujo Key, flooded streets, wrecked mobile homes, storm surge damage.

(Florida City: David Muir) The aftermath of Irma's visit to Naples & the keys featured; aerial scenes shown of the city under water, an earlier look at the wind & rain from a balcony, today in Naples with damaged cars & buildings, the traffic jam out of Miami [Keys resident Andrew GARCIA - worries about the area.]

(Florida City: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Marco Island, Florida: Matt Gutman) The impact of Irma on Marco Island & other cities in Florida featured; scenes shown of the wind & rain on Florida's west coast. [Marco Island fire rescue Chief Michael MURPHY†- tells people not to come back.] [In their damaged home, Mark & Cathy BELLEFLEUR‡- comment.] How some homes here were strong enough to survive the storm discussed.

(Florida City: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ginger Zee) The move of Irma north of Florida with a tornado watch reported; weather maps shown.

(Florida City: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Ft. Myers: Tom Llamas) The staggering millions of Floridians without electrical power examined; scenes shown of downed power lines & poles & power crews at work. [Florida Power & Light CEO Eric SILAGY†- talks about the rebuild.] [Ft. Myers resident Amy FULBRIGHT†- worries about the power.] The need for generators to stay outside the house discussed.

(Florida City: David Muir) The travel nightmares introduced; scenes shown of the air traffic over Florida last Monday versus today. Report introduced.

(Miami airport: Gio Benitez) The status of air & ground travel in/out of Florida featured; scenes shown from the airport. [Miami International Airport communications director Greg CHIN†- says it will be gradual a ramp up.] [Stranded traveller Juan SOLVEYRA†- comments on being stranded.] [Resident Dr. Louis FREEMAN†- talks about his work & the destruction at home.] The concerns about the storm contaminating the jet fuel discussed.

Muir, David;
Davis, Linsey;
Gutman, Matt;
Zee, Ginger;
Llamas, Tom;
Benitez, Gio

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