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Oklahoma / Tornadoes / Moore #1044384

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 20, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Breaking news on the tornado in Oklahoma City introduced; damages at the school and the funnel cloud shown.

(Shawnee: Sam Champion) The massive tornadoes in Oklahoma featured; scenes shown from Shawnee, the destruction in Moore, the flashing power lines, the Sunday tornado, a wrecked mobile home development. [MAN - calls it a war zone.] [Second MAN - describes what happened.] [Survivor Lee Ann BRYSON‡- describes what happened.] Map of the area of violent storms shown.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Moore: Mike Boettcher) A walk through the devastated Moore discussed; flattened homes and structures shown.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Interview held with city manager Stephen Eddy about the extent of the damages in Moore. [By phone, EDDY - says we are conducting search and rescue in the neighborhoods, that the schools do not have tornado shelters, how the hospital is damaged, the shelters available in Moore.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A report from resident Melissa Newton about the storm presented; scenes shown of the tornado and damages. [NEWTON - describes what happened in the storm: the devastation.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Moore, Oklahoma: Ginger Zee) The frontlines of the swath of tornadoes featured; scenes shown of storm chasers tracking tornadoes, the Edmonton twister. [Storm chaser Reed TIMMER†- comments.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A report from Moore student Brady on the tornado. ["BRADY" - describes what happened at the school.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Champion, Sam;
Boettcher, Mike;
Zee, Ginger

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