ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 18, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Warning from Agriculture Department to West states that record low snowfalls in West could result in water shortages reported Report introduced.
(Near Boise, ID: Roger Caras) Possibility of another dry spell in West like that of last summer featured; scenes shown of forest fires, low water levels. [ID Governor Cecil ANDRUS - says it takes two years to refill reservoirs, so another dry year would be trouble.] Link of water supply and snowfall examined; estimation methods shown. [Agriculture Department spokesperson David JOHNSON - says preparedness is key to droughts.] Conservation issues detailed; scenes shown.
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