CBS Evening News for Friday, May 20, 1983
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(Studio) Tornadoes reported hitting Houston, Texas, and southe. part of state. Roof of Jefferson Cnty. airport terminal said collapsed. Deaths noted. Flooding said accompanying tornadoes in LA. Snow reported in Rockies.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Houston, Texas) Scenes in and around Houston shown. Large hail reported [Waller Cnty., Texas, MAN -describes experience.] [WOMAN - describes experience.] Death of child by falling tree reported [MOTHER - describes death of daughter.]
REPORTER: David Dick
(Atlanta, Georgia) Scenes in Natchitoches, LA, shown. Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia said also hit. Fort Payne, Alabama, shown. [MAN - describes experience.] Flooding at Monroe, LA, shown. Precautions taken on Mississippi River near New Orleans reported.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
(Vail, Colorado) Snow scenes in Sierras in California shown. Other similar scenes shown at Lake Tahoe and in Donner Pass. Ski resorts at Vail, Colorado, said reopening. Scenes shown. [Vail Associates, Incorporated Grace WEZWICK - notes skier market]
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira