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Hurricane Florence / East Coast / Mayor Interview / Carolina Beach #1129910

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Jennifer Gray) The status of Hurricane Florence, which is losing some intensity as it moves toward landfall, with a lot of rain & storm surge & perhaps massive flooding discussed; weather maps, storm track & model of a storm surge shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Wilmington, North Carolina Mayor Bob Saffo about the hurricane. [SAFFO - says the city has prepared for the storm with a lot of people moving west in an evacuation because of inland flooding.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Sea Breeze, North Carolina) The closing off of the barrier island of Carolina Beach featured; scenes shown from the community. [Town manager Michael CRAMER†- predicts a high storm surge.] [Mayor Joe BENSON†- comments on his background in the Air Force & meteorology degree, the risk of living in on this island & why he is leaving.] The curfew for the barrier island with the bridge shut down discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Gray, Jennifer

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