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El Nino Watch #381621

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 21, 1998
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(Studio: Ed Bradley) [Note: Local weather bulletin on screen.] Report introduced.

(Chimilapas Forest, Mexico: Jim Axelrod) Fires in Mexico and resulting haze covering Southeast United States featured; map shown of areas affected by smoke-induced haze; scenes shown in various cities of hazy skylines and of fires in Mexico. [Farmer Jorge JIMENEZ (thru translator), helicopter pilot Paul MAVRINAC, mining engineer Sinaido GARNICA - explain firefighting problems.] [Environmentalist Rosindo MONTIEL (thru translator) - explains why fire came to this area when no fire had come before.]

Axelrod, Jim;
Bradley, Ed

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