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Florida / Tornado / Lady Lake / Welstead Interview #850839

CNN Evening News for Friday, Feb 02, 2007
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NOAA statistics on tornadoes in south Florida & tornado alley cited.

(Lady Lake: Anderson Cooper) The tornado in central Florida reviewed; scenes shown of the damages here in Lady Lake.

(Washington: Joe Johns) The reasons for the lack of advance warnings when this twister hit in the middle of the night examined; scenes shown of the damages; details given about warnings that were given, how NOAA radios work. [Two RESIDENTS - describe what happened.] [NOAA meteorologist Dennis FELTGEN†, state meteorologist Ben NELSON†- outline how the radios work & how essential they are.]

(Lady Lake: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Lake County deputy manager Gregg Welstead about the aftermath of the tornado. [WELSTEAD - says the area has a lot of transients; talks about how the emergency work is going; explains why sirens would not be practical in this kind of rural county & how a reverse 911 system would work; cites the need for security & restoring power.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Johns, Joe
Duration:
00:06:40

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