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Texas / Hurricane Bret #431638

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Aug 22, 1999
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(Studio: Andria Hall) The arrival of Hurricane Bret at the Texas coast introduced; map shown. {Note: audio and video difficulty with field report.}

(Studio: Flip Spiceland) The position and strength of Hurricane Bret reported; details given of the threat of tornadoes spawned by the hurricane.

(Studio: Andria Hall) A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) press conference on the hurricane presented. [Corpus Christi, Texas, Mayor Loyd NEAL - says the eye passed to the south of the city; talks about evacuation and recovery plans.] [Corpus Christi city manager David GARCIA - talks about waiting out the storm and planning recovery efforts.] [PERSON - says the police presence has been increased.] [PERSON - talks about coordinating recovery efforts.] (Note: video difficulty.)

(Studio: Andria Hall) Report introduced.

(Corpus Christi, Texas: Charles Zewe) The effect of the storm on Corpus Christi reported; details given of concerns about flash flooding; scenes shown from the beach at Corpus Christi.

(Studio: Andria Hall) Report introduced.

(Kingsville, Texas: Gary Tuchman) The effect of Hurricane Bret on Kingsville, Texas, which was evacuated, noted; scenes shown from Kingsville. [Mayor Bill ESQUIBEL - says the safety of the citizens is the main priority; says the evacuation was mandatory; says the winds are unpredictable.]

(Studio: Andria Hall) Report introduced.

(Corpus Christi, Texas: Mike Boettcher) Post-hurricane recovery plans in Corpus Christi reported. (Note: video difficulty.)

(Studio: Andria Hall) Report introduced.

(Studio: Flip Spiceland) The position and strength of Hurricane Bret reported; details given of the threat of tornadoes after the hurricane.

Boettcher, Mike;
Hall, Andria;
Spiceland, Flip;
Tuchman, Gary;
Zewe, Charles

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