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Heat Wave / Street Heat #969664

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 06, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The second day of the heat wave reported; photos & temperature map shown.

(New York: Jeff Glor) The hot weather on the East coast featured; scenes shown from cities hitting 100 degrees; details given of concerns about the power grid. [FIREMAN, two PEOPLE - comment.] [Harvard Electricity Policy Group director Ashley BROWN†- talks about the electricity system.] The US electric grid map shown.

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Elaine Quijano) The reasons for the street heat in urban areas examined; diagrams shown of the "urban heat island effect." [Columbia University professor Stuart GAFFIN†- says it is a manmade problem for the cities; talks about green vegetation on roofs.] Night temperatures in major cities & their suburbs outlined on screen.

(Studio: Katie Couric, Jon LaPook) The symptoms of heat stroke & what to do, especially with hydration, discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Glor, Jeff;
Quijano, Elaine;
Jon, Katie Couric,

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