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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The high temperatures across the country, the drought in Texas and the wildfire in Arizona noted; map shown.
(Springerville, Arizona: Bill Whitaker) The battle against the Arizona fire featured; scenes shown of smoke and flames, firefighters, planes and helicopters. [Evacuee Sherry COUNTS- talks about running away from the fire; praises the firefighters.] The zero percent containment of this fire discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The factors behind this spring of record weather examined; scenes shown of snow in Hawaii, flooding, the dry Southwest, tornados; details given about the impact of La Niña, the jet stream and the warm temperatures of the Gulf of Mexico; animated diagrams shown. [Waimea, Hawaii resident Pam AKAO- comments.] [San Francisco State University meteorologist Jan NULL- says a lot of it comes down to the chaos in the atmosphere.] The warm waters of the Gulf discussed.
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