NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 2003
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(Rockefeller Plaza, New York: Brian Williams) The worst snowstorm in years bombarding the eastern US noted; map shown.
(New York: Rehema Ellis) The state of emergency caused by blizzard conditions in New York City featured; details given about the cost of cleaning up the snow; scenes shown of the snowed-in airports, stranded travelers, deep snow in the streets and a collapsed roof in Edison, New Jersey. [Airline PASSENGER, snow plow operator John SALCEDO, PEDESTRIAN – react to the snowfall.] [Accuweather meteorologist Dr. Joe SOBEL- talks about the storm.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG- says we’re over the budget.]
(Rockefeller Plaza, New York: Brian Williams) The scope of the storm noted; map shown.
(Washington: Bob Faw) The impact of the snowstorm featured; scenes shown of traffic accidents, stranded Amtrak passengers, the collapsed roof of the Baltimore railway museum and mudslides in Tennessee. [Three MOTORISTS, train PASSENGER – comment.] [WRC-TV meteorologist Bob RYAN- comments on the storm conditions.]
(Rockefeller Plaza, New York: Brian Williams) Hundreds of flight cancellations at major airports, creating a nationwide backlog, reported; live scenes shown from Boston.