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Hurricane Belle / North Carolina / New York / New Jersey #247850

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 1976
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(Studio) 1st hurricane of year heading up E. coast. 1st hit land off coast of North Carolina where damage was slight. But in New York and New Jersey people evacuating coastal areas.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

(Long Island, New York) Popular tourist and vacation spot, Fire Island, has become target spot for Hurricane Belle. Storm expected to hit Long Island tonight. Water expected to rise 5-8 foot [Pete McENTEE - says it's time for highest tides of year and with winds he thinks there will be 3-4 foot of water on roads.] [Kathy BATTAGLIA - says she will leave area because she thinks it's serious situation.] At Cape Cod, Massachusetts, vacationers prepare for storm.
REPORTER: Steve Young (WCBS-TV newsfilm)

Collingwood, Charles

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