CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jul 17, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The wildfires in the West noted; scenes shown from Santa Clarita, California, and Carson City, Nevada.
(Carson City, Nevada: Ted Rowlands) A break in the battle against the fire threatening Carson City featured; details given about the grounding of tanker planes; scenes shown of planes dropping water & retardant, burned-out homes, and tanker planes on the ground in Minden, Nevada. [WOMAN – comments on the support of tanker planes.] [Tanker operator Leonard PARKER – says the planes are ready to go.] [Nevada Governor Kenny GUINN- expresses hope the tankers will be approved soon.] The ongoing inspections of the grounded planes discussed.
(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.
(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The weather in the West and its impact on the fires examined; diagrams shown of the effect of the wind on the fire line; weather maps shown.