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Extreme Weather / Tornadoes #1055269

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 31, 2013
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(Studio: Maurice DuBois) The severe weather introduced; live scene shown from Oklahoma City; map shown; scenes shown of tornadoes.

(Broken Arrow, Oklahoma: Susan McGinnis) The night of violent storms reviewed; scenes shown of tornado damage in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, trees downed by thunderstorms, flooding near Kansas City; details given about the death of an Arkansas sheriff who was swept away by floodwaters. [Broken Arrow residents Lorey PERRIER††, Ken DOBBINS††- comment.] The risk of more tornadoes in Oklahoma and in Joplin, Missouri noted.

(Studio: Maurice DuBois) Live conversation held with WFOR-TV meteorologist David Bernard about the weekend forecast; maps/diagrams shown. [BERNARD – comments on the threat of more tornadoes and severe thunderstorms; outlines factors contributing to the fact there were no deaths from all the tornadoes.]

DuBois, Maurice;
McGinnis, Susan

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