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Severe Weather / Midwest Floods / Southeast Tornadoes #939093

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 26, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Warning from the National Weather Service about the rising Red River quoted.

(Moorhead, Minnesota: Kevin Tibbles) The floods in the Midwest featured; scenes shown of flooded homes in Oxbow, North Dakota, emergency crews in airboats, dynamite breaking up an ice jam in the Missouri River in Bismarck, sandbagging operations in Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, nursing home residents evacuating. [Oxbow RESIDENT; Cass County, North Dakota, Sheriff Paul LANEY†; American Red Cross Courtney JOHNSON†; Moorhead resident Andre DuCHARME‡; MAN - comment.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Live interview held with The Weather Channel’s Stephanie Abrams† about the spate of severe weather; diagrams and maps shown. [From Atlanta, ABRAMS – talks about the forecast for the Red River’s crest; comments on storms and the tornado threat in the South.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tornado damage in Magee, Mississippi, and a snowstorm on the Colorado-Wyoming border reported; scenes shown.

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin

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