Nightly News | September 09, 2010
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor (New Orleans): Now back here in this country, Texas Governor Rick Perry has issued a disaster declaration for 40 separate counties in Texas battered by Tropical Storm Hermine . And this was a rare sight last night in a US metropolitan area. Four tornadoes in and around Dallas , Texas , all of them spawned by this same vicious storm system, knocked down walls, tore off roofs, overturned trucks, mostly in low-lying industrial outskirts. Only minor injuries reported.
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor (New Orleans): Nasty conditions today for the teams fighting those wildfires around Boulder , Colorado . So far the fire, fed by high winds, has consumed at least 169 homes, more than any other wildfire in the history of that state. Possibility of wind gusts up to 60 miles an hour have made it too dangerous to allow folks to go back home.