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Hurricane Gilbert / Mexico, Jamaica / Galveston, Texas #564275

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 14, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Path of Hurricane Gilbert discussed; map shown. Reports introd.

(Miami, Florida: Dan Molina) Evacuation of Progreso, Mexico, resort town featured; details given, scenes shown. [Hurricane spotter plane PILOT - comments on storm.] National Hurricane Center officials quoted with regard to size of hurricane. Gilbert's impact upon Cayman Island and Cuba discussed.

(Kingston, Jamaica: Noah Nelson) Hurricane's aftermath in Kingston featured; details given, scenes shown. [WOMEN - comments on homeless situation.] [Resident Gloria LESLIE - comments on loss.] [Prime Minister of Education SEAGA - comments on economy impact of storm.] Jamaican government reported seeking fin. aid from US.

(Studio: Connie Chung) [In Coral Gables, Florida, National Hurricane Center spokesperson Dr. Robert SHEETS - describes storm's location and projected path.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Galveston, Texas: Fred Briggs) Evacuation of oil rigs in Gulf of Mexico featured; details given, scenes shown. [MAN - comments on preparations.] [WOMEN - say they're leaving.]

Briggs, Fred;
Chung, Connie;
Molina, Dan;
Nelson, Noah

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