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Tornadoes / Enterprise, Alabama #853843

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 02, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Photos of eight high school students killed by a tornado in Enterprise, Alabama, shown.

(Enterprise, Alabama: David Muir) The tragedy in Enterprise featured; scenes shown of the wrecked school buildings, including the building {hall number 3} where eight died and of a hospital hit in Georgia by a tornado. [Three STUDENTS, math teacher Heather MITCHELL - describe what happened.] [Governor Bob RILEY - defends what the school did.] [Sumter County Sheriff Pete SMITH†- talks about evacuating people.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Enterprise, Alabama: Steve Osunsami) The aftermath of the tornado in Enterprise featured; scenes shown; photos shown of the eight who died. [Two STUDENTS, students Mary THOMAS†, Thomas GEORGE†- react to what happened at the school.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Enterprise, Alabama: Sam Champion) The early start for this year's tornado season, the causes for it linked to El Nino weather patterns of supercell storms and the uncertainty about predicting tornado size discussed; tornado statistics cited.

Gibson, Charles;
Muir, David;
Osunsami, Steve;
Champion, Sam

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