CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 13, 2005
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The order for search teams at the La Conchita mudslide in California to leave for their own safety noted.
(La Conchita, California: Jerry Bowen) The danger from the excessive rains in the West featured; details given of the risk of more mudslides in La Conchita, where many residents are choosing to rebuild, & elsewhere; scenes shown of rescue workers at La Conchita attending a ceremony for the victims, Los Angeles residents evacuating, collapsed houses in St. George, Utah, & flood-damaged houses in Beaver Dam, Arizona. [Ventura County Fire Department Chief Bob ROPER, Sheriff Bob BROOKS- warn that the area is hazardous.] [La Conchita residents Jamon PEARISO, Diane HART- explain why some will stay & they will leave.] [Beaver Dam resident Dick WALKER- describes the flood from the dam break.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) A weather system wreaking havoc across much of the country noted; map shown; scenes shown of tornado damage in Union County, Arkansas, & Homer, Louisiana, and flooding in Grand Rapids, Ohio.