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Summer Weather: Heat Wave / Mosquitoes #998352

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 22, 2011
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(Studio: David Muir) The question of whether the power grid will hold due to the high temperatures introduced.

(New York: Matt Gutman) The deadly heat wave leading to high energy use featured; scenes shown from New York City. [Con Edison vice president John MIKSAD†- says it is exciting and scary; notes the cities retain heat.] Power tips outlined on screen.

(Studio: David Muir) Live discussion held with meteorologist Harvey Leonard; virtual view and weather map shown. [LEONARD - talks about the record heat and the drought cycle.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: Linsey Davis) The new breeds of mosquitoes due to the high heat examined; details given about the Asian Tiger mosquito and the yellow fever mosquito that transmits disease. [Rugters University entomologist Dr. Dina FONSECA†- talks about the numbers of mosquitoes; worries about local epidemics.] [Entomologist Theodore ABDREADIS†- talks mosquitoes.]

Muir, David;
Gutman, Matt;
Davis, Linsey

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