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Hurricane Bonnie / East Coast #181911

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 25, 1998
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The approach of Hurricane Bonnie towards the East Coast reported; weather map shown.

(Nags Head: Bill Redeker) The evacuation of people from the Barrier Islands featured. [Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) James Lee WITT - warns the hurricane is strong.] [In New Jersey, OFFICIAL - warns about rip currents.] [Tourists Veronica DAPHNE, Chantel MONNEY - comment.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Interview held with ABC News consultant meteorologist Bob Sheets. [Before weather map, SHEETS - shows the route of the storm.]

(Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: Rebecca Chase) The preparations in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, for the storm featured; scenes shown of people evacuating the city leveled by Hurricane Fran two years ago. [RESIDENT, homeowner Rusty CARTER - comment on getting ready.] The new rules for construction and refurbishing building noted. [Architect Bob SAWYER - says the new motel building will be stronger.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Redeker, Bill;
Sawyer, Forrest

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