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Welch, West Virginia / Flood #700877

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 09, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Welch, West Virginia: Mark Strassmann) The second 100-year flood in Welch, West Virginia, in ten months reported; scenes shown of Welch residents trying to salvage belongings from damaged homes. [Flood victim Kelly BAILEY - says her family is out of options; says the flooding came so fast.] [West Virginia National Guard Col. Richard STARCHER - says the public water system could be damaged for a year.] [McDowell County, West Virginia, flood victim Earl KENNEDY - says he watched a two-story home wash away.]

Rather, Dan;
Strassmann, Mark

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