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Hurricane Bertha #167431

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 10, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Weather map shown of the route of Hurricane Bertha, which now threatens the United States coastal mainland.

(Melbourne, Florida: Mark Potter) Preparations along Florida's east coast for the impending storm featured; scenes shown from Melbourne, Florida. [Governor Lawton CHILES - calls for evacuation.] [Restaurant owner Dave JACKSON - comments on getting ready.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with former National Hurricane Center director Bob Sheets about Bertha. [From Orlando, SHEETS - shows the course of Bertha toward the north.]

(No location given: Bill Blakemore) The problem of deciding when to evacuate areas threatened by hurricanes such as Bertha examined; storm scenes shown.

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark

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