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Winter Weather / Arkansas Tornado / Crowson Interview #859260

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 2007
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(Studio: Rick Sanchez) The huge winter weather system introduced.

(Dumas, Arkansas: Charles Crowson) The impact of a tornado in Dumas, Arkansas, featured; scenes shown. [Witness Bobbi THOMAS‡- describes what happened at the Fred’s store.] NOTE: technical problems.

(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Aerial scenes shown of damage in Dumas.

(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The storm featured.

(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Dumas Mayor Marion Gill††’s assessment of damage and casualties noted.

(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The storm system and the tornado warnings featured; scenes shown of damage in Bossier City, Louisiana.

(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Reports of looting in Dumas after the storm noted. Live interview held with Crowson about the situation in Dumas; survivors’ accounts quoted. [CROWSON – outlines what is being done in the immediate aftermath of the tornado; notes arrests of looters; comments on assistance for displaced people.]

(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The characteristics of the storm, what meteorologists look at and the lingering danger featured; inset scenes shown.

(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Aerial scenes shown.

Sanchez, Rick;
Crowson, Charles;
Jeras, Jacqui

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