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Winter Weather / California / Avalanches #922682

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 16, 2009
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(Studio: Harry Smith) A winter storm in southern California reported; scenes shown from rainy Los Angeles and snow in Gorman.

(Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah: Bill Whitaker) The avalanche conditions in the West featured; scenes shown of snow, a skier in an avalanche and ski resorts triggering avalanches with artillery; details given about the education of skiers and school children. [Snowboarder Nathaniel GAUTHIER†- describes what happened in the avalanche that killed Heather Gross.] [Utah Avalanche Center Craig GORDON†- says we trigger the avalanches.]

Smith, Harry;
Whitaker, Bill

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