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Hurricane Bertha / East Coast #167452

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 11, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Weather map shown of the path of Hurricane Bertha, bound for the Carolina coast line.

(Myrtle Beach: Mike von Fremd) Preparations in the Carolinas for the storm featured; scenes shown of people preparing to evacuate the tourist town of Myrtle Beach. [Four PEOPLE - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with former National Hurricane Center director Bob Sheets. [SHEETS - shows the movement of the storm.]

(No location given: Bill Blakemore) The action of hurricanes, such as Bertha, detailed; animation shown of what a surge that could flood and batter the coast is.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Crash in Pensacola, Florida, of an Air Force F-16 that was being moved out of the path of Bertha reported; scenes shown from the residential area where the plane went down.

Blakemore, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
von Fremd, Mike

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