CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 06, 2010
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(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.
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