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Weather / West #548401

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Severity of major rain and snowstorms hitting west states described; map shown.

(San Francisco, California: Don Oliver) North California's and west NV's flooding crisis examined; scenes shown. Evacuation of Guerneville, California, cited as example [EVACUEES - describe experience.] Concern over dams in region noted. 1955 flood in Napa, California, recalled.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Loveland Pass, Colorado: Roger O'Neil) Avalanche danger posed by blizzards in Rockies examined; scenes shown. [Ski patrol spokesperson Ron KIDDER - describes situation.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Alaska sled dog race said possibly postponed due to lack of sufficient snow.

Brokaw, Tom;
O'Neil, Roger;
Oliver, Don

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