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Oklahoma / Tornadoes / Storm Chasers / A Discussion #1045264

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jun 03, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The death toll from the Friday tornado in Oklahoma updated; scenes shown of storm chasers in their cars, a truck flipping, the tornado; details given about the deaths of storm chasers Tim and Paul Samaras and Carl Young. [Storm chaser Sean CASEY†- reviews the tornado's path.] [On MSNBC, Tim SAMARAS - describes the tornado targeted.] [Meteorologist Chad MYERS†- describes the storm chasers' thrown car.] [Brother Jim SAMARAS†- talks about his late brother.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Center for Severe Weather Research Josh Wurman about storm chasers. [WURMAN†- calls Tim experienced and careful in his scientific mission; says we worry about daredevils and the less experienced storm chasers; notes the number of tornadoes is below average in 2013 but populated areas are being hit.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Oklahoma City: Gary Tuchman) The death of an extended immigrant family in Oklahoma examined; scenes shown of the search for a woman missing in the flooding after tornadoes, the storm drain tunnel where the family waited, but got caught by flood waters and swept away.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Oklahoma: Chad Myers) The concerns about tornado and flood victims in cars and advice for dealing with and surviving a tornado examined and whether to stay in or get out of a car and how to be a storm chaser discussed; scenes shown of bumper-to-bumper cars.

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary;
Myers, Chad

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