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Weather / Heat Wave / Drought #630503

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 26, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Anne Thompson) The continuing heat wave across much of the US featured; details given of the rising death rate, droughts across parts of the United States and wildfires in the West. [New Jersey farmer Roy ECHES - says his farm needs rain within days.] [Pennsylvania tree farmer Janet FRIEDLEIN - says Christmas tree prices will rise in a few years.] [NOAA meteorologist Doug LaCOMPTE - says the dry spell really started last July.] [Cajon Pass, California, RESIDENT - talks about evacuating.] [California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Bill PETERS - says snakes are out.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Anne

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