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Summer Weather / Heat and Drought #1026464

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 05, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) The record-breaking heat wave introduced; map of drought conditions shown.

(Illinois: Alex Perez) The heat wave featured; scenes shown of a buckling road, cracking farm soil, a corn farm threatened by drought; details given about the potential impact on food cost. [Manhattan, Illinois, corn farmer Dave KESTEL†- worries about losing his crop.] [USDA's Ricky VOPLE†- talks about the drought and food prices.]

(Studio: David Muir, Ginger Zee) The weather conditions exacerbating the drought and when there may be a break in the heat discussed; weather maps shown.

Muir, David;
Perez, Alex;
Ginger, David Muir,

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