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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 27, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Impact of tornado on Kansas and nearby states reported; videotape shown of a tornado near Wichita, Kansas.

(Andover: Jim Cummins) Destruction from tornado that hit Andover, Kansas, featured; scenes shown of levelled houses. [Resident Stacy DOAN, MAN - describe what happened.] Videos of Kansas tornadoes shown. [In Wichita, Rachel STARNS, June KATZ - describe what happened.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Joe Witte) Problems in forecasting tornadoes examined; weather maps shown to indicate knowledge available to National Weather Service. [American Meteorological Society's Richard HALLGREN - says mobile home parks need underground shelters.] Impact new Doppler radar would have on tornado forecasting discussed.

Cummins, Jim;
Utley, Garrick;
Witte, Joe

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