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Winter Weather / Avalanches #777333

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 17, 2005
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Map shown depicting the dangerously cold temperatures across the nation; scenes shown from Duluth, Minnesota. The recovery of bodies from avalanches in Idaho & Utah reported.

(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) Avalanches & the dangerous rescue missions featured; scenes shown of rescue workers & dogs at the site of Friday’s Park City slide; photo shown of victim Shane Maixner††; animation shown of a slab avalanche; details given of the increased interest in back-country skiing. [Victim’s brother Kelly MAIXNER†- comments.] [Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Bruce TREMPER†- describes the power of an avalanche.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Hughes, Sandra
Duration:
00:02:20

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