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Hurricane Floyd / Evacuation #188314

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 16, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The encounter of Hurricane Floyd with the coastline updated; weather map shown.

(New York: Bill Redeker) The weakening of now-Tropical Storm Floyd along the East Coast featured; scenes shown from rainy Washington, Washington, DC and New York City. [MOTORIST, TRAVELLER, New York STUDENT, New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI, construction WORKER - talk about the weather.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Wilmington, North Carolina: Bob Jamieson) The windswept Carolinas after Hurricane Floyd passed featured; scenes shown of damages in Myrtle Beach, Wilmington, Atlantic Beach, Raleigh, North Carolina. [Two MEN, New Hanover County chairman Bill CASTER - react to Floyd.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Ned Potter) Second guessing the huge evacuation of the coastline featured. [Three PEOPLE, President CLINTON, FEMA Lacy SUITER, meteorologist Fred GADOMSKI - offer views on whether it was necessary to leave the coast.]

Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned;
Redeker, Bill

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