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Weather #58066

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 1979
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(Studio) Washington, DC snowfall noted. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance reported driven to work behind snowplow; George Washington's farewell address said recited in House
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Details about effects of 2-foot snowfall in Capital given. Audio tape played of WMAL radio newscast. Tractors' difficulty in clearing copter landing space on White House lawn for President Carter's return from Camp David noted. Washington Monument, Washington's Birthday and Valley Forge mentioned.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(NYC) Conditions in New York City described. Mayor Edward Koch's comments quoted.

(Studio) Storm noted to have hit unexpected places.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Winter weather conditions in LA, Alabama, in Atlanta and in New England described. Delays in flights from Miami because of planes stranded in snowed-in areas noted. [MAN - says plane is stuck in New York City and won't take off for 2 days.] Evacuation of residents around Greenville, North Carolina, during and after storm because of fire at chemical company reported Midwest weather conditions described. 4 of 5 Great Lakes said completely covered with ice; is cited as 1st time this has happened in Weather Service history.
REPORTER: Max Robinson (WPLG newstape) (WRAL newsfilm)

Brown, Bob;
Compton, Ann;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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