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Winter Weather / Storms / Drought #1072956

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 06, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The activation of Ice Force Level 1 in Dallas to deal with slippery roads noted.

(Jenkintown, Pennsylvania: Chip Reid) The impact of the winter storm in Pennsylvania reviewed; scenes shown of ice, downed trees & power lines; details given about the power outage. [Pennsylvanians Clarence & Rosalyn WATTS††, Villanova University student Robert HARTE††- comment on the cold.] [Governor Tom CORBETT††- says it’s worse than Hurricane Sandy.] A warning about carbon monoxide poisoning from gas grills and generators noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Anna Werner) The snow in Texas featured; scenes shown of car wrecks on the highway in Dallas, snow & sleet in Houston, graupel {snow pellets} in San Antonio. [Texan Shalam HASSAN‡- comments.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Drought map for California shown.

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) A break in the drought in California with a forecast for continuing rain featured; scenes shown of a wreck in San Francisco, the rained-out pro-am golf tournament in Pebble Beach; diagrams of the El Nino effect and the “atmospheric river” weather system shown. [Meteorology professor John MONTEVERDI††- comments on a possible return of El Nino.]

Pelley, Scott;
Reid, Chip;
Werner, Anna;
Blackstone, John

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