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West Memphis, Arkansas / Tornado / Midwest / Storm #313863

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 15, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(W. Memphis, Arkansas: Peter Van Sant) Scenes shown of tornado aftermath in W. Memphis, Arkansas; details given of damages. [WOMAN - says it was terrifying.] [MAN -says lucky to be alive.] Residents quoted regarding sudden tornado. [MAN - claims storm was like guns going off.] [GIRL - says God saved family.] Injuredtoll cited; scenes shown. [MAN - describes how truck was destroyed.] People shown rummaging through wreckage. [MAN - comments on irreplaceable items.] [WOMAN - looks for mother's dentures.] National Guard mentioned called in due to looting; scenes shown.

(Memphis, Tennessee: Bruce Hall) Scenes shown of winter storm aftermath in Chicago, Illinois. [MAN - says not worth trying to get home.] Air traffic controllers mentioned leaving towers at Chicago O'Hare airport. Winter storm areas shown; details given of deaths. High winds reported on Lake Michigan. [MAN - describes damage.] Kansas City, Missouri, mentioned hit with snow.

Hall, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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