NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 15, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Winter weather in the Midwest reported; scenes shown of a second blizzard in Fargo, North Dakota. [Note: Technical difficulties with on scene report]
(Los Angeles: Kelly O'Donnell) Calculation of the costs of the flooding in the West featured; scenes shown of the flooding as damage estimates are given. [Fresno developer John THOMASON - outlines his development plan that is on a flood plain.] [Activist Joannie JOHNSON - opposes the construction.] [Flood control OFFICIAL - comments.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Fargo, North Dakota: Jim Avila) The record snowfall and low temperatures in North Dakota outlined. [Furniture store manager Al RORICK, mall shop OWNER, FARMER, NURSE, RESIDENT, PSYCHOLOGIST - talk about their losses and the far- reaching consequences.] The closings of interstates in the state noted.