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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 04, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The impact of yesterday’s tornadoes in the Dallas area reviewed; damage scenes shown.

(Forney, Texas: Lester Holt) The tornado damage featured; scenes shown of the devastation in Forney and Arlington, funnel clouds, airborne tractor-trailers; details given about how there were no deaths due to the warning system. [Lancaster Mayor Marcus KNIGHT†- says we had 20 minutes before the tornado touched down.] [Survivor Mike ENOCHS††- describes how his wife saved their grandchildren.] [Reporter Denise PETTY‡- comments on the flying trucks.] [The Weather Channel’s Mike SEIDEL†- comments on the early start of tornado season.] [Arlington resident Jim MEYER††, WOMAN – react.] Hail damage to planes at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport noted.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Gabe Gutierrez) The destructive power of tornadoes featured; scenes shown of trucks stacked on a tree and other wreckage. [The Weather Channel’s Greg FORBES††- notes the tornado’s upward winds levitate the trailers.] [Survivor Darrel HANLON‡, cleanup WORKER – comment.]

Williams, Brian;
Holt, Lester;
Gutierrez, Gabe

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