NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 04, 2012
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(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.]
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