WXII 12 News headlines from 6 p.m. Sept. 3


IN AMERICA. ALICE BARR, NBC NEWS,
WASHINGTON
ANNOUNCER: WXII 12 NEWS AT 6:00
STARTS RIGHT NOW
BRIANA: HURRICANE DORIAN BATTERS
THE BAHAMAS KILLING AT LEAST FIVE PEOPLE. NOW THE STORM IS COMING FOR THE
CAROLINAS. AND GOVERNOR ROY COOPER IS
URGING PEOPLE ALONG THE COAST TO
GET OUT NO
>>THIS STORM IS STRONG AIN’T IS
LENTS. WE MUST BE READY
>>TONIGHT AT 6:0,
TEAM COVERAGE FROM NORTH AND
SOUTH CAROLINA
AS WE PREPARE FOR HURRICANE
DORIAN. RIGHT NOW AT 6:00, THE FLORIDA
COAST STARTING TO FEEL FEK
HURRICANE DORIAN. THE STRONG WINDS AND WAVES ARE
HEATING BEACHES AS YOU CAN SEE. THE CAROLYN NAS COULD SEE THE
WORST OF THE STORM. IT IS CALM NOW. A HURRICANE WARNING FEIGN
LOOPING OUR COAST. CHIEF METEOROLOGIST LANIE POPE
HE IS HERE WITH THE LEA THIN
PACK. LANIE. METEOROLOGIST: YEAH, THE
HURRICANE WARNING TENSIONED
NORTHWARD IN TO INCLUDE
WILMINGTON AN HOUR AGO WITH THE
LATEST UPDATE AND NOW HERE IS
GOOD NEWS. THE STORM IS ON THE MOVE AND ON
THE MOVE AS ANTICIPATED MOVING
NORTHWEST AT SIX MILES PER HOUR. STILL A CATEGORY TWO STORM AND
THIS STORM EVEN THOUGH HAS
WEIGHTENED SUPPOSEDLY TO A
CATEGORY TWO IT IS STILL AL VERY
DANGEROUS STORM AND IT IS A
LARGE STORM. HE IS GROWING IN SIZE WHICH
MEANS FROM THE CENTER TO ABOUT
175 MILES PER HOUR OUT WE HAVE
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. AND WE GOT HURRICANE CONDITIONS
ABOUT 60 MILES FROM T CENTER
SO FIENT DOESN’T MAKE LANDFALL. IT IS ALREADY LASHING OUT IN
WITH TROP SCAL STORM FORCE WINDS
AS WELL AS SOME RAIN AND EVENING
TO THE MOST INTENSE RAIN IS
STAYING OFFSHORE AT THE MOMENT
YOU CAN SEE THE WIND GUST IN EXCESS OF 30 MILES PER HOUR. FLORIDA, REALLY GETTING LUCKY
WHEN YOU CONSIDER THIS HAD
85 MILES PER HOUR WINDS OVER THE
WEEKEND AND WAS HEADED FOR
FLORIDA. IT IS MAKING THAT TURN. WE EXPECT IT TO MOVE NORTH AND
THEN TURNING NORTHEAST RIGHT
ALONG THE COASTLINE. SO HURRICANE WARPING MOTHERS
SOUTH CAROLINA COAST UP THROUGH
WILMINGTON THEN WE GOT A
HURRICANE WATCH OUT FOR
CONDITIONS WITHIN 48 HOURS NOW
LIKELY HURRICANE CONDITIONS ALONG THE OUTER BANK, THE
CRYSTAL COAST AND INLAND, A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH THAT IS OUT
ALONG THE I-CORRIDOR. HERE IS THE LATEST TRACK. THIS STO MOVING NORTHWEST AS
FORECAST AND IT IS FORECAST TO
TURN TO THE NORTH WEDNESDAY INTO
THURSDAY. NOW, KEY IS GOING TO BE THAT
TURN TO THE NORTHEAST. THAT IS EXPECTED DURING THE DAY
ON THURSDAY AND RIGHT NOW, THE
HURRICANE CENTER TRACK SHIFTED
LAGLY TO THE WEST AND IN REFONS
SOME COMPUTER MODELS SUG GEING
THAT IT IS A LITTLE BIT FURTHER INLAND AND THEN IT COULD MAKE
LANDFALL ALONG THE NORTH
CAROLINA COAST BUT WHETHER OR
NOT IT DOES REALLY DOESN’T MAKE
THAT MUCH OF A DIFFERENCE
BECAUSE WE ARE EXPECTING HURRICANE CONDITIONS ALONG THE
NORTH CAROLINA COAST. AND A LITTLE IMPACT FOR THE
TRIAD POINTS WEST. WILL BE HIGHLIGHTING THAT COMING
UP LATER SO STAY TUNED.>>THANK YOU. GOVERNORS IN NORTH CAROLINA AND
SOUTH CAROLINA ARE ORDERING
EVACUATIONS. GOVERNOR COOP IS ASKING EVERYONE
WHO LIVE ALONG THE BARRIER EYE
LANZ TO MOVE INLAND. EMERGENCY DECK RIGS ORDERS
ORANGES THEM TO GET OUT
TOMORROW.>>MER THAN 800,000 PEOPLE IN
SOUTH CAROLINA RUNDER EVACUATION
ORDER. A LANE REVERSAL IN EFFECT ON THE
INTERSTATE LEADING OUT OF
CHARLESTON. BRIANA? TONIGHT THE ENTIRE SOMETHING
SOUTH CAROLINA COAST IS UNDER A
HURRICANE WATCH. YEAH, KENNY BECK IS LIV
REPORTER: WELL THE WIND HAS
STARTED TO PICK UP FROM EARLIER
TODAY. THIS IS NOT DORIAN. IT IS NOWHERE NEAR HERE. COMING HERE. THAT IS STILL A GOOD 30-PLUS
HOURS I WAY. OTHER THAN, BUY AND LARN LOOKS
LIKE A FEARLY NICE DAY TO BE AT
THE BEACH BUT DON’T BE FOOLED BY
THE BACKDROP. IT IS DOUBLE RED FLAG DAY HERE
MEANING YOU MAY NOT GET IN THE
WATER UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THE RIPTIDES ARE ALREADY TOO
STRONG AND AGAIN, DORIAN IS
STILL ABOUT A DAY AND A HALF
AWAY AT THIS POINT. OF COURSE, MO WITH IN ANYWHERE
ON THE AT LAP TICK, FLORIDA,
PODGIER GO, THE CAROLYNS IN OR
ANYWHERES IS ROOTING FOR ANOTHER
WESTWARD TURN OR A LANDFALL THAT
POINT. BUT HERE IN MYRTLE BEACH. A PLACE THAT GENES SO HEAVILY ON
TOURISM AND HOPING FOR NOT ONLY
MINIMAL IMPACT BUT MORE MORNT
IMPORTANT THAN THAT. A QUICK RECOVERY AFTER THE FACT. ONLY 30,000 PEOPLE LIVE HERE
PERM LNT? IMENT MYRTLE BEACH WELCOMES
19 MILLION VISITORS THES BUSY
SINCE MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY. THEY HAVE A LOT OF FAMILIES AND
GROUPS LOTS TO THE MONTH
SEPTEMBER AND DEEP NEAR THE
FALL, TOO, THAT ARE PLANNING TO
COME HERE.>>THE TIMING OF THIS IF WE HAVE
TO VIT. WE APPRECIATE IT BACK TO THE
WEEK AS OPPOSED TO LAST WEEK. WE APPRECIATE IT IT EVEN MORE IF
IT STAYS OFF THE COAST ALL
TOGETHER. AND BUSINESS OWNERS ARE AGAIN
CONCERNED THAT GUEST WON’T FULLY
APPRECIATE THA AGAIN STORM OF
THIS SIZE LIKE EVEN LAST YEAR’S
STORM DOESN’T ACTUALLY IMPACT
OUR COAST IN TERMS OF DOING A LOT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE, SO OUR
THOSE AND RESTAURANTS WILL BE
OPEN AND MOST LIKELY
REPORTER: UNMER TALE BEACH ALONE
MORE THAN 4–THOSE, 1800
RESTAURANTS EVEN 50 MONEY GOLF CORESES. THAT IS A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO GENE
UPON PEOPLE FROM OUT OF TOWN
COMING HER AND SPENDING THEIR
MONEY S. THAT IS A LOT OF PEM
OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS OR SO WHO
ARE ROOTING AND PRAYING FOR AT THE LEAST, THE TRACK TO HOLD THE
WAY WAY IT IS OR UNPECKED
EASTWARD SHIMMY. THAT IS WHAT IS HAPPENING NOW IN
MER TALE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA
BACK TO YOU WITH BRANDON AND BRY
MAN. THANK YOU FOR THAT UPDATE. HOUSES ARE BOARDING UP AND
WARNING ABOUT STORM SURGE HIGH
TIDD AND LOTS OF RAIN. THEY ARE TELLING PEOPLE TO LEAVE
TOWN TO GET TO HIGHER GROUND
BRANDON: OUR NIGEL ROBERTSON IS
LIVE.>>NC WILMINGTON CANCELED
CLASSES HER TO REST OF THE WEEK. THOUSANDS PEOPLE ARE HEADED HOME
NOW. 5:00 WAS THE DEADLINE TO BE OFF
OF CAMPUS. IF YOU REMEMBER, STUDENTS
EVACUATE LAST YEAR AS WELL. HAS BEEN ALMOST ONIER IN DAY
THAT STUDENT LEFT CAMPUS BECAUSE
OF HURRICANE PLOR RENS. MANDATORY ERACK WITH AS IN PLACE
ALONG THE OUTER BANK AND GO
INEFFECT TOMORROW MORNING AT
8:00. MOST PEOPLE LIVING IN NAGS HEAD
SPENT THE DAY BOARDING UP HOMES
AND BUSINESSES DOZENS OF
TOURISTS ENDED THEIR VACATIO
EARLY. STEVE KING OUT TONIGHT. HE IS STAYING ON THE BEACH TO
MACHINER TO THOSE CONDITIONS. THERE, TALKING TO PEOPLE WHO ARE
STAYING TO RID OUT THE HURRICANE
AND LOOK FOR STEVE’S COASTAL
COVERAGE STARTING TOMORROW
MORNING AT 5:00 ALSO ON THE
FACEBOOK PAGE. 3:00.>>GOVERNOR KEEPER IS
ENCOURAGING EVERYONE TO TAKE THE
EVACUATION ORDERS SERIOUSLY. THE GOVERNOR ACTIVATED MORE THAN
300 NATION AD GUARD SOLDIERS TO
HELP WITH STORM RESPONSE. THE STATE HIGHWAY PATROL IS
WORKING WITH DOT CREWS TO KEEP
THE RECORDS OPEN FOR PEOPLE WHO
ARE TRYING TO LEAVE THE COAST. SHELVES ARE OPENING AS WELL AL
ACROSS THE STATE. CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAYS
OPENING THE CAMPGROUNDS TO
PEOPLE WHO ARE TRYING TO GET OUT
OF THE PATH OF THIS STORM AND
THEY CAN STAY FOR FREE WHILE
THEY WAIT FOR DORIAN TO PASS. SO FOR, DOZENS OF FAMILIES HAVE
RECEIVED SPOTS ALREADY OUT AT
THE CAMPGROUNDS.>>THOUSANDS OF DUKE ENERGY
CREWS ARE READY TO RESPOND TO
POWER OUT ANNS ALONG THE AS
COAST. THOUSAND LINE WORKERS AND TREE
CREWS REASON STANDBY. STRONG WIND AND DOWNED TREES
BREAKED THROUGHOUT MUCH OF NORTH
CAROLINA.>>DOZENS OF GREENSBORO
FIREFIGHTERS ARE HEADED TO THE
COAST NOW AS WELL. RIGHT SWIFT-WATER RESCUE TEAM
WILL RESPOND TO ANY POTENTIAL
FLOODING OR RESCUES THAT NEED TO
TO OCCUR. THE TEAM MAY BE PEN FOR THREE
WEEKS. BILL O’NEILL CONTINUES OUR TEAM
COVERAGE FROM GREENSBORO
TONIGHT.>>MORE THAN THREE DOZEN MEMBERS
OF THE GREENSBORO FIRE
DEPARTMENT ARE HEADED TO THE
COAST RIGHT NOW. THEY HAVE BEEN TOLD TO MAKE
PLANS TO BE AWAY FROM HOME FOR
UP TO 14 DAYS.>>WE’RE READY FOR ANY DISASTER
THAT COULD OCCUR BECAUSE OF ARE
CANE DORIAN. THE CITY IS SENDING DOWN THREE
TEAMS, SWIFT-WATER RESCUE, YOU
ARE BEEN SEARCH AND RESCUE AND
INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM. A TOTAL OF 42 FIREFIGHTERS THE
DEPARTMENT ANS ON USING THE
OVERTIME BUDGET TO FILL IN FOR
THOSE MEMBERS HEADING TO THE
COAS
THEY READ TO KENS TONK RIGHT NOW LATER TODAY THEY WILL FIND OUT
WHERE WHERE ON THE COAST THEY
WILL BE DEPLOYED. IT IS DANGEROUS. YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE
GETTING INTO WITH HIGH WATERS. YOU ALWAYS KNOW THAT THOSE
WATERS THAT YOU ARE WALK IN ARE
CONTAMINATED AND ANY CUT OR ANY
SMALL CUT COULD BE DEVASTATING
ALSO WITH INFECTION AND YOU JUST
DON’T KNOW WHAT ALL I IN THE YOUR ARE GOING THROUGH. REPORTER: TRIAD RESIDENCES HEAD
TO THE PREPARE AS WELL. THEY DONE ANTICIPATE HEAVY RAIN
BUT EXPECT HIGH WINDS HOMEOWNERS
WHO USE GENERATORS IN THE EVENT
OF A POWER OUTAGE ARE REMINDED
TO KEEP THAT GENERATOR OUTSIDE
15 FEET FROM THE HOME WEX HUHS POINTING AWAY FROM THE HOUSE.>>WE WAN THEM TO PREPARE RIGHT
NOW FOR THAT. WHAT THAT MEANS IS GET THREE
DAYS WORTH OF GOOD, WATER IN
THEIR HOUSE. SO THEY CAN SURVIVE.>>NOT EVERYONE ON THE RESCUE
TEAM IS HEADED TO THE COAST. MEMBERS OF THE INCIDENT
MANAGEMENT TEAM ARE HEADING TO
THE EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTER
IN RALEIGH AND HAVE DIRECT
RESCUE OPERATION
GREENSBORO, BILL O’NEIL, WXEI12 NEWS. ALL RIGHT. THANKS. RESCUE TEAM FROM HER VON IS ALSO
HEADED TO THE MCNORTH CAROLINA
COAST. A TEAM OF POLICE OFFICER,
PROSECUTOR MEND ON THE WAY. THEY IISHLY DEPLOYED TO PLOR DAU
WHEN DORIAN CHANGED COURSE THEY
DID AS WELL. PREP RASES ARE NOT JUST HAPPENNG
IN THE CAROLINE MASS. COASTAL GEORGIA COULD SEE HEAVE
RY ARE IN AND WIND FROM DORIAN
THEM TROPICAL WARNING IN EFFECT
FOR ALL OF GEORGE’S CASTAL CONS. PEOPLE IN SA ZAN BOARDING THE
BUSINESSES AND PUTTING OUT
SANDBAGS A SHELTER OPEN AT THE
SAVANNA CONVENTION CENTER FOR
PEOPLE WHO CANNOT LEAVE.>>FLORIDA IS OUT OF THE CONE OF
CONCERN BUT THE SURGE OF STRONG
WIND GUSTS ARE STILL POSSIBILITY
LOONS THE STAT’S COAST. STATE LEADERS ARE TELLING FOAM
STAY AWAY ARE THE BEACHES. DAYS AGO, MODEL SUGGESTS FLORIDA
COULD GET A DIRECT HIT FROM
DORIAN BUT A CHANGE OF COURSE
MOVED THE STORM FURTHER FROM THE
COAST.>>HURRICANE DORIAN MOVING AWAY
NOW. TOO.>>THE SKIES CLEAR. PEOPLE GREATING A BETTER LOOK AT
THE DESTRUCTION. HURRICANE FLAT PHYSICIANED HOMES
AND BUILDINGS DESTROYING ENTIR
NEIGHBORHOODS. PHOTOGRAPH PEOPLE ARE CONFIRMED
DEAD BUT LOCAL PEG,S EXPECT THAT
NUMBER TO GO UP. DORIAN DUMPED FEET OF WATER AND
THE AIRPORT IS STILL UNDER
WATER. A CAN SEE HOMES THROUGHOUT
UNDERWATERS WELL. RELIEF TEAMS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO
FLY IN UNTIL THINGS ARE CLEAR
AND SAFE. PRIME MINISTER S

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