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Flooding / Utah #291042

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 02, 1983
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(Studio) National Weather Service reported warning west states of potential for heavy flooding such as that experienced by Utah due to severe runoff from mts.; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Fruit Heights, UT) Community's effort to prepare for evacuation examined; films shown. [Vol. Kurt LARSON - monitors rising creek.] [Mayor Dean BRAND - believes community can handle situation without outside help.] Rel. between basic tenets of Mormon religion and emergency preparedness noted. [Local church leader Newell J. LAW - prefers being self-reliant.] Non-Mormons Denny and Judy Rippy noted include in community organization [Denny and Judy RIPPY - praise neighbors.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

(Bountiful, UT) Region's effort to recover from major mudslides examined; films shown. [Golda CAWLEY, Kay HARDY - react to experience.] [Frank STARK, Louise BENSON - describe psychological impact.] Situation in Farmington described, shown. Forecast for further flash floods in area noted.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Petersen, Barry;
Schieffer, Bob;
Shepard, Gary

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