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Weather: Tornadoes and Wildfires #1023417

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 02, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) Dramatic rescue stories after a series of tornadoes and wildfires in the Southwest introduced; scenes shown of a Virginia tornado and damages.

(Studio: Ginger Zee) The impact of the tornadoes along the East coast reviewed; scenes shown of a tornado with a waterspout in Virginia, submerged cars, a roaring river with a bridge rescue, downed trees and cars. [Two PEOPLE - describe what happened.] The heat in the Southwest and fire-related weather discussed; weather maps shown.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Roxborough, Colorado: Clayton Sandell) The wildfires in New Mexico featured; scenes shown of the damages areas and flames; details given of concerns about aging firefighting air tankers. [WOMAN - reacts.] [Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center Steven HALL†- says there will be wildfires.] [Senator Ron WYDEN†- says the planes are museum pieces.] [Forest Service chief Tom TIDWELL†- comments on the fire season.] [incident command team Craig DAUGHTERY†- says it depends on the weather.]

Muir, David;
Zee, Ginger;
Sandell, Clayton

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