Information being received from the Joint Hurricane Warning Center on teletype in the office of the WTVJ television station in Miami, Florida. A reporter in the TV studio broadcasts the latest information. A Miami resident placing protective plywood panels over windows of his home. A WB-29A of the USAF 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (Hurricane Hunters) in flight over water.
A documentary titled: 'Hurricane Circuit' on Weather Bureau's Hurricane Warning Center in Miami, Florida. View of the Caribbean Sea. People standing at a harbor. Several boats anchored at the harbor. The people load their produces in the boats. Men and women standing on a pier. A car passing on the pier. A woman carrying a container on her head walking along. The Caribbean Sea and Florida located on an animated map. Florida is known for its forests, phosphate industry, farms, cattle and winter sports. Key West, Tampa and Miami located on the map. Aerial view of houses and buildings along a sea shore. Animation shows the movement of a hurricane. Rubbled houses and buildings. The Capitol building in the foreground. Buildings of the Navy Department. The building of the Hurricane Warning Weather Bureau Forecast Center in Miami. Men and women working inside the building. A woman and a man typing a document on tele typewriter. Animation shows how and from where the weather information is received. Cloud and sea condition, parametric condition, temperature and pressure conditions are analyzed.
Beauties from around the world compete for the Miss Universe title being held at Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. 20-Year old Sylvia Louise Hitchcock, Miss USA, wins the title. in Miami Beach. Miss Venezuela is runner up.
The 33rd Annual Convention of the American Legion at Miami Beach in Florida. Legionnaires parade and salute. The parade includes decorative floats. Men dressed as women walk in the parade. Spectators enjoy the parade.
Television reporter for Station WTVJ in Miami, Florida, seen in studio, broadcasting information about threatening weather. Behind him is a large wall map of the world, centered on America. An older couple are seen, in their home, discussing at a newspaper report. A young family watches the television broadcast in their living room.
Hurricane Warning flags (two gale warnings) hoisted atop a building in Miami, Florida. A WB-20A (tail number 42-94047) of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (Hurricane Hunters) in flight. A beach filled with people sunbathing and swimming. A waterfront with small boats being tossed about by high winds and surf. A woman in her yard, trying to collect things thrown by wind. Fence and other items have been damaged. Momentary glimpse of destruction wrought by hurricane.