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In Depth (Weather: Heat Wave, Drought, Floods) #631078

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 05, 1999
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pasadena, California: George Lewis) Wild weather across the United States featured; details given of wildfires in the West and Northeast; the continuing drought in the Northeast; hail in Oregon; flash floods in Colorado and the projected spread of the Northeast drought. [Idaho firefighter Rose DAVIS - says the fires spread quickly.] [Governor Christine Todd WHITMAN - announces mandatory water restrictions.] [Montgomery County, MD, Doug DUNCAN - says water wasters will be ticketed.] [Oceanographer Bill PATZERT - talks about very cool Pacific Ocean water.]

(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Miami: Kerry Sanders) The 1999 hurricane season forecast examined; statistics on past hurricanes cited. [Colorado State University Dr. William GRAY - says the quiet season so far is no reason to relax.] [National Hurricane Center director Jerry JARRELL - says the worst is still coming.] [Homeowner Julian PEREZ - says he is ready for hurricanes.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George;
Sanders, Kerry

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