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Spring Weather / Florida / Louisiana #54114

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 04, 1978
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(Studio) Damage wrought by tornados in Gainesville and Clearwater, Florida, reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Clearwater, Florida) Details given about Clearwater tornado that hit High Point Elementary School. (Temporary audio loss.) [Teacher Toni NESSE - describes experience.]
REPORTER: Rod Challenger (WLCY, Saint Petersburg newstape)

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Report on rains and flooding in New Orleans, from same storm system that caused tornados in Florida. President Carter's declaration of city as disaster area noted.
REPORTER: Larry Lunsford

Challenger, Rod;
Lunsford, Larry;
Reasoner, Harry

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