CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 24, 2011
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(Joplin: Harry Smith) The aftermath of the Joplin tornado reviewed.
(Joplin: Don Teague) The search for tornado victims featured; scenes shown of strike team 3 going through rubble with a canine team. [Maryland Heights firefighter Capt. Robert DAUS, Mehlville fire assistant chief Brian HENDRICKS, canine team leader Missy EPPERSON- say it is search and recovery.] [Not missing, Larry ALLEN - reacts to the news.]
(Joplin: Harry Smith) Report introduced.
(Joplin: Cynthia Bowers) The search for missing loved ones after the tornado struck Joplin presented; scenes shown from the rubble. [Missing boy's uncle Frank REYNOLDS, great grandmother Sue SLAUGHTER- hope Skyular Logsdon is still alive somewhere.] [Searching for Tammy Campbell, Ashley ROMING- shows her picture.]
(Joplin: Harry Smith) The size of the storm that hit Joplin examined; scenes shown of the wreckage everywhere from ground and air views. [In the hospital, wounded Scott ELY- describes what happened.]. [Surgeon Dr. Walter DANDRIDGE, "SABRINA," Nicky HELMS - react to what happened.] [Governor Jay NIXON- says we will rebuild.] [From London, President OBAMA - promise to rebuild Joplin.]
(Joplin: Harry Smith) The multi-vortex tornado in Oklahoma shown.
(New York: Seth Doane) The nature of the multi-vortex tornado that hit Joplin examined; video and diagrams shown. [SkyNews meteorologist Nick BENDER- describes the smaller tornadoes inside a parent tornado and what it can do.]
(Joplin: Harry Smith) Confirmation the Joplin storm was an EF-5 category tornado noted.