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A heavy snowstorm that blanketed Texas and Oklahoma is moving northeast on Wednesday. Gulf Coast states are recovering from ...
heavy winds and twisters. (Dec. 26)
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DURATION: 1:37-----------------------------------------SHOTLIST:SOURCE - KOTV - COURTESY KOTV/NEWS ON 6, EMBARGO TULSA RESTRICTION/COURTESYTulsa, Oklahoma/December 25, 20121. Wide, Highway, snow2. Wide Highway, snow, truck3. Wide pickup truck on highway in snow4. Wide Highway, snow, overpass5. Wide Highway, snow seen from driver's perspective---SOURCE: KTUL - COURTESY KTUL, EMBARGO TULSALocation/Date: Okmulgee County, Oklahoma/December 25, 20126. SOUNDBITE: CHRIS COMBS/DRIVING IN OKLAHOMA (Transcript Below)7. Mid, icy road, pickup truck8. Close, icy road, pickup truck9. Wide, vehicles getting on highway10. SOUNDBITE: PAUL TACKETT/DRIVING IN OKLAHOMA (transcript below)11. Wide Snowy road12. Wide, snowy road13. Mid snow, fence14. Wide car on snowy road15. Wide snowy road---SOURCE: WKRG - COURTESY WKRG, EMBARGO MOBILE16. Close, debris on ground17. Wide, broken metal and wood debris18. Close broken stone structure (roof of church referenced in script)19. Close, broken church roof20. Close, part of broken church roof---SOURCE: WLOX - COURTESY WLOX-TV, EMBARGO BILOXI, MOBILE, GULFPORT, NEW ORLEANS, SEE RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY BELOW SCRIPT21. Mid, house with front ripped off22. SOUNDBITE: SHANE TUCKER/PEARL RIVER COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.(transcript below)23. Wide, Tucker with flashlight, inspecting damage----SOURCE: WBRZ, COURTESY WBRZ, EMBARGO BATON ROUGELocation/Date: Zachary, Louisiana/December 25, 201224. Wide, damaged barn25. Wide, damaged barn26. SOUNDBITE: Lloyd Simonson/Witness (transcript below, too quick to chyron)----SOURCE: WLOX - COURTESY WLOX-TV, EMBARGO BILOXI, MOBILE, GULFPORT, NEW ORLEANS, SEE RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY BELOW SCRIPTLocation/Date: Stone County, Mississippi/December 25, 201227. Wide Woods, lightning28. Wide damaged mobile home29. Mid, damaged mobile home30. Close, damaged home31. Mid, damaged home32. Close, branches on ground33. Close, damaged homeVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:A NASTY MIX OF WINTER WEATHER IS HITTING MUCH OF THE U-S, FOLLOWING THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY.A SNOWSTORM THAT CAUSED NUMEROUS TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS PUSHED OUT OF OKLAHOMA AND NORTH TEXAS.IT'S HEADING NORTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY.SOUNDBITE (KTUL) CHRIS COMBS/DRIVING IN OKLAHOMA"i've seen a about a whole lot, a dozen wrecks. One was overturned. They had an ambulence there. Several people in the ditch."TRACK-2ICY ROADS WERE BLAMED FOR A 21-VEHICLE PILEUP IN OKLAHOMA, AND AT LEAST ONE PERSON DIED IN A CRASH ON A SNOWY HIGHWAY.SOUNDBITE: (KTUL) PAUL TACKETT/DRIVING IN OKLAHOMA"coming out of the lake and some of the higher elevations, there was a lot of ice and snow. It was pretty treacherous for a while.TRACK-3TEN INCHES OF SNOW ARE FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST ARKANSAS, WHILE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AND UP TO SEVEN INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE IN ILLINOIS, INDIANA AND WESTERN KENTUCKY.TO THE SOUTH, TORNADOES WERE REPORTED ALONG THE GULF COAST.IN MOBILE, ALABAMA, A TORNADO OR HIGH WINDS KNOCKED THE ROOF OFF OF A CHURCH, LESS THAN 24 HOURS AFTER 500 PEOPLE HAD GATHERED INSIDE FOR MIDNIGHT MASS.SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI ALSO TOOK A HARD HIT. SOUNDBITE: (WLOX) SHANE TUCKER/PEARL RIVER COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT."we've had some moderate to minor injuries. To this point we've had no deaths reported. Judging from some of the damage we've witnessed today, it's a miracle that no one was hurt any worse than they were."TRACK-4TORNADOES KILLED AT LEAST ONE PERSON IN TEXAS, AND ANOTHER IN LOUISIANA, WHERE HAIL THE SIZE OF QUARTERS WAS REPORTED.SOUNDBITE (WBRZ) LLOYD SIMONSON/WITNESS"it was mostly a lot of wind."TRACK-5THE STORMS KNOCKED OUT POWER FOR 100-THOUSAND HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN A HALF-DOZEN STATES, AND GROUNDED MORE THAN 500 FLIGHTS NATIONWIDE.HEAVY RAINS ARE EXPECTED TO HIT GEORGIA AND THE CAROLINAS ON WEDNESDAY.CARLOTTA BRADLEY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.RESTRICTIONS SUMMARY:KOTV: COURTESY KOTV NEWS ON 6/EMBARGO TULSA---KTUL: COURTESY KTUL, EMBARGO TULSA---WKRG: COURTESY WKRG, EMBARGO MOBILE---WLOX: COURTESY WLOX-TV, EMBARGO GULFPORT, BILOXI, NEW ORLEANS, MOBILE. ALL SCRIPTS MUST STATE THE FOLLOWING: "USAGE OF THIS VIDEO MATERIAL IS LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF THE PERIOD OF THE DISPLAY RIGHTS IN YOUR CONTRACT WITH AP OR 60 DAYS."---WBRZ: COURTESY WBRZ, EMBARGO BATON ROUGE----------