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Spring Weather / Tornadoes, Fires #939896

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 10, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Map shown of the storm system moving toward the East.

(Cartersville, Georgia: Ron Mott) The severe weather in the Southeast featured; scenes shown of the destruction and a funnel cloud in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, wrecked buildings and debris in Mena, Arkansas, puppies found in the wreckage in Mannington, Kentucky. [Mena residents Ed HELD†, Craig SANDERS††, Lois O’CONNOR‡- describe what happened.] [Arkansas National Guard Capt. Christopher HEATHSCOTT†- says we’re doing search and rescue operations.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Stephanie Abrams) The threat from the unseasonable storms featured; weather maps shown.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Midwest City, Oklahoma: Jay Gray) The wildfires in Oklahoma and Texas featured; scenes shown of firefighters, a house in flames, helicopters, burned-out homes, a NASA image of the smoke plume. [Midwest City, Oklahoma, fire marshal Jerry LOJKA†- says the fire was intentionally set.] [4 PEOPLE - comment.]

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron;
Abrams, Stephanie;
Gray, Jay

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