• Short Summary

    100-MILE STRETCH OF TEXAS COAST BRACED FOR HURRICAINE FERN WEDNESDAY AS THE STORM PUSHED TOWARD GALVESTON WITH 90-MILES-LYING AREAS OF THE COAST BATTENED DOOPS AND WINDOWS AND BEGAN EVACUATING THE AREA.

  • Description


    HIGH WAVES FROM GULF OF MEXICO BREAK ON CA??? COAST AND UNDER PIER AT GALVESTON. HOMEOWNERS BOARD UP WINDOWS, NATSOF OF HAMMERS. CARS SEEN DRIVING INLAND IN TEXAS WITH STORM REFUGEES. SEVERAL EVACUATION CENTRES ARE SET UP AS FAMILIES LEAVE THEIR HOMES. SHOTS OF DESERTED SCHOOL AND HOUSE IN THE GALVESTON AREA. HEAVY RAIN IN HOUSTON. 50 MILES INLAND FROM THE GULF COAST, AND SHOTSOF HEAVY TRAFFIC ON THE THRUWAY. FINALLY, A RADAR SHOT OF THE DEVELOPING STORM HITTING COAST.




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    REPORTER: ROY NEIL

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    Background: 100-MILE STRETCH OF TEXAS COAST BRACED FOR HURRICAINE FERN WEDNESDAY AS THE STORM PUSHED TOWARD GALVESTON WITH 90-MILES-LYING AREAS OF THE COAST BATTENED DOOPS AND WINDOWS AND BEGAN EVACUATING THE AREA. STORM PREPARATIONS WERE ALSO UNDERWAY IN THE INLAND CITY OF HOUSTON AND SOME RESIDENTS OF THAT CITY WERE ALSO EVACUATING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA35QN08T5R9PRMX53JJECD9SH4
    Media URN:
    VLVA35QN08T5R9PRMX53JJECD9SH4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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