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Tropical Storm Rita / Hurricanes #803431

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 19, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Map shown of the location of Tropical Storm Rita near south Florida.

(Islamorada, Florida: Mark Strassmann) The threat from Rita featured; scenes shown of traffic evacuating from the Florida Keys; map shown of the projected path across the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas, and possibly to parts of Louisiana & the Gulf coast devastated by Hurricane Katrina; details given from a study showing that hurricanes are increasing in frequency and intensity. [EVACUEE – comments.] [CBS News hurricane analyst Bryan NORCROSS†- states Rita will probably be a hurricane disaster.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Strassmann, Mark

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