NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 16, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(New York: Joe Witte) America's underrated killer, lightning, featured; scenes shown from Nashville, Tennessee, last weekend where lightning struck frisbee players and from a 1987 Philadelphia oil refinery fire sparked by lightning; statistics cited. [In Nashville, Fred BAES - describes what happened.] Examples of the use of lightning strike information outlined. [GeoMet Data Services John CARROLL - talk about protecting computers from lightning through warnings.] [American Lightning Protection's Richard KITHIL - cites use of protectors on golf courses.] [US Weather Service Jim BELLEVILLE - says take evasive action.]
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