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Winter Weather / Storms #1095617

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 04, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The winter storms introduced; map shown; live shot of the snow in Lee’s Summit, Missouri shown.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The difficulty for municipalities to manage the mess from the snow featured; scenes shown from Missouri & Kansas, a salt-carrying barge frozen into the Illinois River, a coyote running across Lake Michigan; figures on salt usage in Michigan & Ohio cited. [Maywood, Illinois public works director John WEST††- comments on the salt shortage.] The drop in blood donations noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley; no location given: Eric Fisher) The current storm and the forecast discussed; maps shown.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Flight cancellation figures for the past 2 days cited.

(Atlanta: Mark Strassmann) An inside look at Delta Air Lines’ command center and how grounded planes, crews and passengers are managed presented; details given about the operations at Delta’s social media center. [Delta’s Dave HOLTZ††- comments on the juggling of planes and crews.]

Pelley, Scott;
Reynolds, Dean;
Fisher, Eric;
Strassmann, Mark

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