ABC News will provide ongoing live coverage of impending Hurricane Harvey starting with a special edition of “World News Tonight” anchored by David Muir at 6:30pm ET on Friday, August 25 followed by a live special edition of “Nightline” at 12:35am ET as the storm makes landfall in Texas.
At the height of the storm overnight, ABC News will air a Special Report at 2am ET anchored by “Nightline” co-anchor Juju Chang in New York. Following the special report “Nightline” will return live on the west coast with ongoing coverage from the ABC News weather team in the field as well as Meteorologist Kait Parker who joins Juju Chang in-studio in New York.
The Good Morning America team will begin live coverage at 5am ET and a special edition of “Good Morning America” begins at 7am ET with anchors Dan Harris and Amy Robach and Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee tracking the storm and its impact from New York. GMA live coverage will continue until 11am ET with correspondents stationed along the storm’s path including Senior Meteorologist Rob Marciano on the Texas coast south of Houston, Correspondents Lana Zak and Victor Oquendo in Houston, Senior National Correspondent Matt Gutman in Corpus Cristi, Correspondents Eva Pilgrim in San Antonio, Clayton Sandell in Austin, and Steve Osunsami in New Orleans.
In Washington, DC, Correspondents Gloria Riviera, Mary Bruce and David Kerley will cover the federal response, President Trump and the administration’s response and the impact on travel. Additionally, with the abundance of oil rigs and refineries located within the storm’s path, Chief Business and Economic Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis will report on the potential economic impact of the storm’s destruction.
ABC News Digital will offer full live coverage and analysis of Hurricane Harvey on all ABC News platforms and social sites including a multi-camera live stream along the storm’s path for the next 24 hours with live reports from ABC News correspondents tracking the expected Category 3 storm: www.abcnews.com/live. Live reports will be available on OTT and mobile.
ABC News Radio will provide extensive live coverage anchored by Correspondents Jim Ryan in Corpus Cristi, TX and Ryan Burrow in Houston, TX including one minute Status Reports throughout the storm. ABC News Radio will also provide a four hour live broadcast “Hurricane Harvey: State of Emergency” on Saturday, August 26 from 6-10am ET anchored by ABC News correspondent Alex Stone.
ABC NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, will offer coverage from Correspondent Lana Zak and Reporter Natasha Barrett from Houston station KTRK for more than 200 ABC affiliates and news partners.