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Summer Weather / Heat Wave #1002956

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 21, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The deadly heat wave introduced; temperature/heat index map shown.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The impact of the heat and humidity reviewed; details given about power usage by PJM customers; air quality alert map shown. [WOMAN – reacts.] [New York City Office of Emergency Management commissioner Joseph BRUNO†- notes the toll on people’s health and the infrastructure.] [NBC reporter Kevin TIBBLES – comments on the weather in Chicago.] [Con Edison’s John MIKSAD†- says we could handle 5 days in a row of 100 degrees.] [The Weather Channel’s Chris WARREN – cites temperatures in Washington, DC.] [High school football COACH – outlines the game plan.] [Maimonides Medical Center Dr. Estevan GARCIA†- worries it will last several days.] A raw sewage spill in the Hudson River noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Live in-studio interview held with WBC chief meteorologist Janice Huff† about this weather; animated map shown. [HUFF – says there will be a break for the Northeast; presents the forecast.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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