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Northeast / Floods #1006607

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 08, 2011
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(Washington: Brian Williams) The storms in the Northeast left over from Tropical Storm Lee noted; map shown; scenes shown of the flooded Susquehanna River in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Binghamton, New York.

(Forty Fort, Pennsylvania: Anne Thompson) The flooding in the Northeast reviewed; details given about the shutoff of power in the Wilkes-Barre area, the evacuation of Pennsylvania’s governor and flood-related deaths; scenes shown of the floodwaters, a flooded Ford dealership in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, debris in Pompton Plains, New Jersey; photos shown of flooding from Hurricane Agnes in 1972. [Governor Tom CORBETT†- notes the public health emergency from flooded sewage plants.] [Forty Fort emergency manager Andy TUZINSKI††-comments on the evacuation order.] [Flood victim Veronica KOZICKI††- comments.] [Cleanup WORKER – says every day it gets worse.]

(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Jim Cantore) The extreme amount of rain featured; map shown; rainfall totals cited.

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne;
Cantore, Jim

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