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Summer Weather / Heat Wave #1004314

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 05, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The extreme heat noted; map shown.

(Houston: Janet Shamlian) The impact of the unrelenting heat featured; scenes shown of a memorial service in Georgia for young football player Forrest Jones††, who died at practice, and of volunteers checking on the elderly in Baltimore; details given about the death of a Dallas woman whose air conditioner was stolen. [St. John's School football coach Steve GLEAVES†- comments on the high school athletes.] [The Weather Channel’s Jim CANTORE†- says this is unprecedented.] Flash flooding in Charlotte reported; scenes shown of rescues and water pouring into a hotel lobby.

Holt, Lester;
Shamlian, Janet

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