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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The heat across the nation noted; map shown; East Coast temperatures cited.
(New York: Elaine Quijano) The increased demand for power & water featured; scenes shown from Consolidated Edison’s emergency command center; details given of Con Ed’s plans for power to be supplied from upstate New York or New Jersey if needed for New York City. [Street musician Tyrone BARNETT- says there’s no way to escape it.] [Con Ed’s John MIKSAD- says we are expecting to break the all-time record demand.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Forestville, Maryland: Chip Reid) The water shortage in Prince Georges County, Maryland in the midst of this heat wave because a water main is being shut down for repairs featured. [Resident Sondra MAITH, father Luther MAITH – worry.]
- Pelley, Scott;
- Quijano, Elaine;
- Reid, Chip
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