People follow instructions broadcast by radio and TV during hurricane preparations in the United States.
United States USA Date:1979 Duration:3 min 48 sec Sound:Yes
Instructions being broadcasted on radio and TV during hurricane warning in the United States. Hurricane force winds arise. Couple stands at a beach. Wind with high speed blows and trees bending. High surf overtaking palm trees on shore and dock areas. Local recordings inform and instruct people via radio and television. Close up view of men speaking into microphones and radios to issue warnings and track storm progress. People seen reaching for battery powered portable radios, and buying alternate fuel sources like Sterno in a store. A person reaching for a flashlight and batteries in a drawer. Men and women in queue at gas stations and filling up 1970s era cars at gasoline or petrol pumps. A girl fills empty gallon jugs with water at a kitchen faucet. A bathroom tub being filled with water in case water becomes unavailable. Men carry plywood to cover windows and doors. Signs and debris blowing in high winds. Piece of metal roofing flying down the street in high wind. Men and women tie up boats to secure them at a dock. People gather in a Red Cross shelter area, and some stand in a line receiving food at the shelter. People boarding up windows. Aerial view of eye of a storm in a hurricane as seen from an aircraft. Dramatic scenes of hurricane force winds blowing through doors and windows, with debris flying toward camera position. View of storm surge and violent high waves crashing near land during hurricane. Neighors and officials knocking on doors to tell citizens to evacuate before a storm. Point of view shot from car in heavy storm, driving away, as an ambulance with siren running passes going the opposite direction. View of downed telephone poles and lines near ground from winds, as car avoids them and keeps driving. A 1950s Chevrolet car navigates through deep water as people try to escape rising flood.
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