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Hurricane Fran / The Carolinas / Virginia #169005

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 06, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Weather map shown of the route of Hurricane Fran.

(Carolina Beach, North Carolina: Erin Hayes) The devastation along the beach front from the storm featured; aerial and ground scenes shown from Topsail Beach, North Carolina and inland sites in the Carolinas. [Four RESIDENTS - describe what happened.] [Three MEN - talk to police about returning home.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Wilmington, North Carolina: Mike von Fremd) The videotaped story of a Wilmington, North Carolina, family that decided to ride out the storm presented; scenes shown from the Cignottis' house as the weather worsened and of grounded boats spread across the neighborhood. [Residents Dave CIGNOTTI, Charlie HUNTER - comment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Fran's potential as she move north noted.

(Rockbridge County, Virginia: Jack Smith) The impact of the storm on inland areas in Virginia featured; scenes shown of wind, rain and floods and the resulting damage.

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Jack;
von Fremd, Mike

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