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South, Midwest / Tornadoes / Tennessee, Missouri #727775

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 05, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tornado footage shown.

(Jackson, Tennessee: Mike von Fremd) The destruction in Jackson, Tennessee, from the tornado featured; scenes shown of wrecked buildings. [Five RESIDENTS - react to & describe what happened.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pierce City, Missouri: Dean Reynolds) The damage in Pierce City, Missouri, from a tornado featured; scenes shown of wrecked buildings, cars & trees. [State representative Jack GOODMAN, store owner Cindy BEENE - react to what happened.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The extraordinary day of over 90 tornadoes noted.

(New York: Ned Potter) Tornado season featured; scenes shown of funnel clouds; diagrams shown of the spawning of storms. [The Weather Channel Greg FORBES†- comments on the tornado outbreak.] [In Kansas City, MAN - says the siren never went off.] [MAN - says it happened fast.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Special report on tornadoes on ABCNews.com noted.

Jennings, Peter;
von Fremd, Mike;
Reynolds, Dean;
Potter, Ned

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