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Winter Weather / California / Europe #989009

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 20, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The relentless storm over California and the West Coast introduced; map shown.

(La Cañada Flintridge, California: Miguel Almaguer) The impact of the extreme weather with its heavy rains featured; scenes shown of sandbags, flooded and muddy streets, traffic jams, evacuating residents in Kern County, cars sliding on snow and ice in Spokane, Washignton, snow in Colorado and California’s Sierra Nevada, cleanup efforts. [La Cañada Flintridge resident Skeet McAULEY††, California Highway Patrol Zach EMMONS†, Oceano resident Michelle CRAIG†- comment.] [In Truckee, California, The Weather Channel’s Chris WARREN – talks about the snow.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(London: Stephanie Gosk) The impact of a massive snowstorm in Europe featured; scenes shown of planes snowed in at London’s Heathrow and other airports, stranded passengers, the line of train passengers at St. Pancras Station; details given about flight and railway cancellations. [In London and Paris, TRAVELERS – complain.] [London Mayor Boris JOHNSON†- says he does not run the airports, yet.]

Williams, Brian;
Almaguer, Miguel;
Gosk, Stephanie

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