NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Statement from Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham that power blackouts seem inevitable for California reported.
(Chicago: Jim Avila) The first signs of turbulent weather for this spring reviewed; various scenes shown; details given of the spring forecast, including worries about "ice jams." [Washington Governor Gary LOCKE - comments on the drought.] [NOAA acting administrator Scott GUDES - worries about the snowpack.] [Jet Propulsion Lab oceanographer Bill PATZERT - talks about the jet stream.] [Nebraska river watcher Bill COOKE, Army Corps of Engineers Kate WHITE; in New Hampshire, Jon ZUFELT - talk about dealing with and measuring ice jams.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Further coverage of the spring weather forecast on MSNBC,com noted.