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Hurricane Florence / East Coast #1129898

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018
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(Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: David Muir) The approach of Hurricane Florence towards the East coast introduced; weather maps, the view from space, the pier on Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, shown.

(Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: Tom Llamas) The evacuation orders as the storm nears & a look at the developing storm featured; hurricane hunter & NOAA view shown; details given of the hazards to Myrtle Beach. [ORR, FEMA assoc. administrator Jeff BYARD†- says it will be a Mike Tyson punch.] [ER medical dir. Dr. Jon PANGIA†- says we are getting everyone out.] [Myrtle Beach public information dir. Mark KRUEA†- explains why the beach is closed.] [North Carolina Governor Roy COPOPER†- speaks about the storm surge.] [Pollys Island resident Joey NOBLES - shows her property.] The concern about the days of rain coming & the amusement park equipment discussed.

(Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Charleston, South Carolina: Steve Osunsami) The concerns in the coastal region about the nuclear power plant & reactors the decision by many to leaving town featured; map shown; details given about electrical power issues. [South Carolina Governor Henry McMASTER†- talks about the hurricane.] [Mr. LEE, Bon & Nina POGUE‡- talk about leaving.] The preparations in low-lying Charleston for flood waters discussed.

(Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: David Muir; Wilmington, North Carolina: Ginger Zee) The forecast track for Hurricane Florence featured; weather maps & forecast tracks for wind, storm surge & rain in coastal cities shown.

(Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: David Muir) The view of the hurricane hunters presented; scenes shown of the eye of the storm. [Voice of NOAA hurricane hunters flight dir. Jack PARRISH†- talks about the wide size of the storm that may stall.]

(Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Kitty Hawk, North Carolina: Gio Benitez) The preparations for Hurricane Florence featured; scenes shown from the coastal low-lying area of Kitty Hawk threatened by storm surge; details given about area tourism, shelters, the bridge. [In a shelter, Donna BROWN - comments.] The timetable for closing up here discussed.

Muir, David;
Llamas, Tom;
Osunsami, Steve;
Zee, Ginger;
Benitez, Gio

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