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Winter Weather / Snow / JetBlue Plane #1010630

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 31, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The impact of a freak Halloween snowstorm reviewed; snowfall totals cited.

(Hartford, Connecticut: Ron Allen) The damage in the Northeast featured; scenes shown of downed trees and power lines in Connecticut and New York’s Central Park, lines for gas; map of the Nor’easter shown; details given about power outages and deaths. [Massachusetts Governor Deval PATRICK†- comments on utility crews.] [MAN – comments on his narrow escape from his car.] [The Weather Channel’s Mike SEIDEL – says no single weather event has any bearing on what’s ahead.] [PEOPLE - comment.] [Resident Lou GODBOUT††- notes we just had Hurricane Irene.] The outages from this storm and those from Hurricane Katrina compared.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The plight of passengers trapped on JetBlue Flight 504 during the storm featured; scenes shown of the plane in Hartford; details given about other stranded planes and the requirements of the new tarmac delay rule. [Voice of PILOT - says he has a paraplegic and a diabetic on board.] [Passenger Jeff BAILEY†- describes what happened when the power went out.] [ Kate HANNI†- says the airports have more responsibility in this event.]

Williams, Brian;
Allen, Ron;
Costello, Tom

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