Nightly News | September 17, 2010
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: There is a lot of weather in the news tonight, beginning with what happened
right here in New York last night: unusually wild and violent weather in the big city . As the National Weather Service spent the day going about verifying what witnesses say and what the damage sure indicated was indeed at least one tornado in places like Brooklyn , Queens and Staten Island , though it's tricky explaining it. One fatality, dozens of trees down, buildings damaged, power knocked out.
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: Then there are the hurricanes, three of them we're watching tonight in the Atlantic . Hurricane Igor , with Hurricane Julia right behind it, could threaten behind it, could threaten Bermuda by this weekend. And in the gulf, Hurricane Karl smashed into Mexico 's coastline earlier today. The city of Veracruz , a city of about 700,000 people, felt the impact. Karl is weakening as it moves further inland.