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Hurricane Lili / Cuba / Louisiana / Frank Interview #711246

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The progress of Hurricane Lili over Cuba and into the Gulf of Mexico noted; satellite image and animated map of predicted path shown.

(Batabano, Cuba: Bobbi Harley) The impact of Hurricane Lili on Cuba featured; scenes shown.

(Studio: Dan Rather) The posting of hurricane and thunderstorm watches along the Gulf Coast noted; map shown.

(Dulac, Louisiana: Cynthia Bowers) Preparations in southern Louisiana for the approaching Hurricane Lili featured; details given about weaknesses exposed by last month’s Tropical Storm Isidore in New Orleans’ evacuation plan; scenes shown.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with National Hurricane Center former director Neil Frank† about what makes Lili potentially more dangerous than Isidore. [FRANK – says Lili’s steering currents are very strong and the storm is on a steady course toward the US Gulf Coast.]

Rather, Dan;
Harley, Bobbi;
Bowers, Cynthia

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