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Weather / El Nino #175123

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 1997
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(New York: Morton Dean) The return of the El Nino weather phenomenon featured; examples given of unusual weather conditions around the world; diagram shown. [Climatologist Ants LEETMAA - cites above normal rainfall in parts of the US.] [Goddard Space Center David ADAMEK - recalls the weather problems of 1982-83.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Interview held with ABC News consultant Bob Sheets about El Nino. [Before weather map, SHEETS - outlines extreme weather conditions and what they mean.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Santa Paula, California: Brian Rooney) The preparations by farmers in California for the return of El Nino featured; scenes shown of 1993 damages from El Nino. [Malibu public works John CLEMENT, Chicago Commodities Exchange Steve BRUCE, Ventura Agriculture Commissioner Earl McPHAIL - worry about El Nino.]

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Rooney, Brian;
Sawyer, Forrest
Duration:
00:05:00

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