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Summer Weather / Heat Wave #1002855

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The heat wave across the country introduced; temperature map shown.

(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The impact of the deadly heat and humidity reviewed; newspapers shown; scenes shown of buckled pavement in Minneapolis, hot baseball fans at Chicago’s Wrigley field, animals at Brookfield Zoo eating giant popsicles; details given about water preservation in Kansas City; map shown. [Several PEOPLE, student Tyrone GREEN‡, Cook County Hospital emergency planning Dr. Moses LEE†– comment.] [In Austin, Texas, NBC correspondent Janet SHAMLIAN – comments on the heat and drought in the South.] [In New York City, NBC reporter Ron ALLEN – comments on the heat in the Northeast.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Live in-studio interview held with WNBC chief meteorologist Janice Huff† about the weather; animated map shown. [HUFF – explains the weather pattern and forecast; comments on long-term currents.]

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin

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