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Hurricane Bret / Texas #389199

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 22, 1999
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(Studio: John Roberts) Weather map shown of Hurricane Bret along the Texas coast.

(Baffin Bay, Texas: Bob McNamara) The outlook in Baffin Bay, Texas, for the hurricane examined. [Residents Tola and Gregg LUNAAS, Bill RUDELLAT - talk about getting ready.] Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) concern about a wall of water and that the people are not leaving fast enough noted.

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Corpus Christi: Cynthia Bowers) The exodus of residents from the port city of Corpus Christi, Texas, featured. [Mayor Loyd NEAL - says this is a serious storm.] [Resident Jacqui LEMON, store employee Stan REILEY, resident Debbie PAULINE - talk about storm readiness.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(New York: Jeffrey Kofman) Theories as to how Bret leaped from a Category Two to a Category Four in a few hours examined; animation shown to illustrate the "eddy effect" in the Gulf of Mexico. [Oceanographer Nick SHAY - explains how the eddy intensifies the hurricane.]

Bowers, Cynthia;
Kofman, Jeffrey;
McNamara, Bob;
Roberts, John

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