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Winter Weather / Tornadoes #714215

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 11, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) A series of deadly storms across several states reported.

(Mossy Grove, Tennessee: Robert Hager) A minute-by-minute account of the devastating storms presented; animated diagram shown of the conditions that spawned the tornadoes; home video shown of a funnel cloud and scenes shown of damage in Mossy Grove, Tennessee, Van Wert, Ohio, and Carbon Hill, Alabama. [WOMAN, Van Wert theater survivor Jessica HAYES†, volunteer rescue worker Lonnie JONES†- react to the storm and the damage.] [NOAA Storm Prediction Center Dan McCARTHY††- says the wave of storms this far north is unusual.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Van Wert, Ohio: Jim Avila) The warning that saved many lives in Van Wert, Ohio, featured; details given about the destruction of the town’s movie theater; home video shown. [Van Wert County Emergency Management Agency Rick McCOY†- says the warning helped.] [Survivor Mitchell STOFFER‡- points out where he had been sitting in the theater.] [SURVIVOR – reacts.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Joyner, Tennessee: Don Teague) The aftermath of the tornado in Joyner, Tennessee, featured; scenes shown. [Survivor Jeannie DUNCAN‡- reacts.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Avila, Jim;
Teague, Don

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