ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 24, 2010
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(Westchester, Illinois: Eric Horng) The flooding in Illinois after torrential rain featured; scenes shown from the flooded Chicago suburb of Westchester & a dam break in eastern Iowa. [Flood victim Mary Anne AGUILAR- describes what happened.] [AccuWeather.com meteorologist Joe BASTARDI, Iowa GUY - comment on the weather.]
(New York: Stephanie Sy) The heat wave in the South & East featured; temperature map & dogs in Moscow, Russia, eating ice cream shown; details given about the high temperatures globally. [Two New York WOMEN; NOAA Tom PETERSON- comment on the weather.] 5>34>30Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill
(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) Day 96 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced.
(Buras, Louisiana: Matt Gutman) The fizzling of Tropical Storm Bonnie allowing a return to operation at the well site featured; weather scenes shown; details given of the timetable for the "static kill" operation to stop the leak. [Voice of retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - comments on the timetable.] [University of Southern Mississippi professor Vernon ASPER- says the wave action could help the bacteria.] [Local fisherman Ken FRELICH- downplays Bonnie; worries about the seafood image.] The developing of a new tropical system noted.