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Hurricane Florence / East Coast / Trump #1129872

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Charleston, South Carolina: Steve Osunsami) The massive evacuation along the East coast for the powerful Hurricane Florence featured; scenes shown of cars driving out of South Carolina; details given about projected rain, the flooding in Charleston last year from Irma. [Resident Jennifer FORTE, WOMAN - comment on leaving.] [WOMAN, North Carolina GOVERNOR, MAN, Jeff NICHOLS, the JOHNSONS - comment on what to do.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Kitty Hawk, North Carolina: Gio Benitez) The preparations for Hurricane Florence featured; scenes shown from the coastal low-lying areas threatened by storm surge. [Salvation Army Maj. Ken MORRIS†- talks about the volunteers.] [Resident Terry MATHEWS, two Outer Bank PEOPLE - comment on readiness.]

(Studio: David Muir; Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: Rob Marciano) The storm tack with lots of rain discussed; weather & forecast track maps shown.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) What President Trump said about this hurricane & last year's success after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico featured. [TRUMP - says we are ready: it is big & wet; praises the job with Maria in Puerto Rico: incredible success.] [October 3, TRUMP - downplays Maria as compared to Hurricane Katrina.] Death toll statistics cited. Trump's message for those in the path of the hurricane discussed.

Muir, David;
Osunsami, Steve;
Benitez, Gio;
Marciano, Rob;
Vega, Cecilia

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