NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 22, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduction in progress.
(Atlanta: Fredricka Whitfield) Unusual January tornadoes in the South featured; scenes shown from Arkansas and Tennessee of the aftermath of tornadoes. [PEOPLE - talk about seeing and living through tornadoes.] [Celton KEITHLEY - says he lost everything in seconds.]
(Washington: Robert Hager) Declaration from the National Weather Service that January 1999 has been the worst January for tornadoes reported; reasons for tornadoes given. [National Weather Service Joe SHAFER - says the number of tornadoes is striking.] [Insurance Information Institution Steven GOLDSTEIN - says insurance payouts are rising.] [Florida State University James O'BRIEN - says all hell will break loose in the Tennessee valley.]