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Oklahoma, Kansas / Tornadoes / Storm Chasers #387746

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dell City, OK: Jim Axelrod) Confirmation that one tornado that hit Oklahoma was measured as an F5 reported; scenes shown from Dell City, OK, of storm damage. [Governor Frank KEATING - says the death toll could have been higher.] [KWTV meteorologist Gary ENGLAND - says he knew the tornado was huge.] [KWTV helicopter pilot Leroy TATOM - says he has never seen anything like it.] [In wrecked neighborhood, two PEOPLE - talk about going through the tornado.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The search for the missing storm victims reported.

(Moore, OK: Cynthia Bowers) The story of a tornado survivor featured; scenes shown of her what is left of her house in Moore, OK. [Gwen ADAMS - talks about the tornado and salvaging things.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Tornado damage in Texas and Kansas reported; details given of the work of storm chasers; scenes shown from Oklahoma and Wichita, Kansas, of tornadoes and storm damage. [Storm chaser Marc WEINBERG - talks about seeing and chasing tornadoes.] [Storm chaser Ryan WILLIS - tells when he realized people were going to die.] [University of Oklahoma Joshua WURMAN - talks about researching tornadoes with Doppler radar.]

Reporter(s):
Axelrod, Jim;
Bowers, Cynthia;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:07:20

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