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Midwest Floods #461394

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 15, 1972
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(Studio) Winter storms cause 24 deaths, extensive property damage.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Bay Cty., Hawaii) Homes on shores of Lake Huron flooded. National Guardsmen pile sand bags along shore. 500 people evacuated.(Toledo, Ohio) Flood waters 5-6 foot deep, though level of Lake Erie back to normal. Man returns to flooded house for son's hockey uniform.

(Alexander Cty., Illinois) In Illinois and Missouri, crops lost to heavy rains. [Farmer Bill COLYER - may lose everything.] Some counties ask federal disaster status to make farmers eligible for low interest operating loans for next spring.

(Studio) Storm causing damage moves out to Atlantic Ocean. New storm forms in Western states.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Davis, Lou;
Kay, Dick

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