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Hurricane Bonnie #625902

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 26, 1998
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Nags Head, North Carolina: Robert Hager) Arrival of Hurricane Bonnie at the Carolina coast featured; early damage estimates reported; continuing heavy rains and flood danger noted; approach of Hurricane Danielle mentioned. [RESIDENT - says he will ride the storm out.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina: Kerry Sanders) More information about Hurricane Bonnie given; timeline of events in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, given. [RESIDENTS - explain staying behind; take photos of storm; survey scene during calm period.] [Coastal geologist Daniel PEARSON - says the water is higher than normal.] [Kathleen BAGBY - says her home, now underwater, is insured.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Myrtle Beach, SC: Fredricka Whitfield) Effects of the back end of Hurricane Bonnie described; refusal of Army conventioneers to evacuate noted; scenes shown from Myrtle Beach, SC. [POLICEMAN - says he got the order to take cover.] [VISITORS - say they will ride out the storm.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Interview held with National Hurricane Center director Max Mayfield. [MAYFIELD - predicts the behavior of Hurricane Bonnie.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Interview held with North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt, Junior [HUNT - says he hopes the storm will go through; predicts flooding damage; urges residents to stay inside; expresses concern for police and public safety employees.]

Hager, Robert;
Sanders, Kerry;
Whitfield, Fredricka;
Williams, Brian

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