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Winter Weather #716487

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 05, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) A major snow & ice storm affecting the eastern states reported; weather maps shown; live scenes shown of snow falling in Englewood, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Boston, Massachusetts.

(New York: Byron Pitts) The impact of the season’s first major snowstorm featured; scenes shown of people stranded at airports, driving accidents & kids playing; animated map shown. [Airline passenger Court JONES†, New Jersey resident Ralph MARTIN†, two KIDS - react to the storm.] [Pennsylvania state climatologist Paul KNIGHT†- says this is a 25-year storm.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Charlotte, North Carolina: Mark Strassmann) The worst power outage in the history of the Carolinas featured; scenes shown of fallen power lines & downed trees. [Ice storm victim Trey SHERIDAN†- says we’re going to rough it out.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Joie Chen) The return of El Nino and its role in this winter storm featured; scenes shown. [NOAA meteorologist Jim HOKE†, WUSA-TV meteorologist Topper SHUTT†- comment on El Nino’s effect.] [On the street, WOMAN – reacts to the storm.]

Rather, Dan;
Pitts, Byron;
Strassmann, Mark;
Chen, Joie

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