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6-A CORPUS CHRfST! TIMES, Mon., Aug. 16, 1971 WEATHER SUMMARY Data Furnished by National Wealher Servics LOCAL FORECAST Corpus Christi and vicinity weather f o r e c a s t : Pai'tly cloudy and warm tonight and. Tuesday. High temperature Tuesday: Low 90s. Low tonight: Mid 7ps. Wind forecast: Light and variable winds night and early mornings, becoming southeasterly 8 to 18 miles an hour during the late mornings and afternoons through Tuesday. Bainfall for 1971 is 16.58 inches, .62 of an inch above normal. Highest temperature yesterday and lowest this morning: International A i r p o r t 92-75, downtown 91-81. Extremes this date: Highest 100 in 1948, lowest 70 in 1067. Sunrise 7:01 a.m. tomorrow, sunset 8:07 p.m. today; moonrise 3:42 a.m. Tuesday, moonset 5:25 p.m. today and 6:13 p.m. tomoiTow. Gulf of Mexico tides: High 5:09 a.m. Tuesday and 5:33 a.m. Wednesday, low 6:41 p.m. today and 7:35 p.m. Tuesday. Water temperature at Port Aransas 82 degrees. Soutth Central Texas extended outlook through Friday: Chance of showers and thun- d e r s h o w e r s a l l sections Wednesday and over Southeastern Texas and east portion South Central Texas Thursday and Friday. Otherwise partly cloudy to cloudy and warm. Lows at night 70s. Highs in the afternoons 90s except few 80s immediate coastal sections. STATE FORECASTS (Zone numbers refer to map) South Central Texas (Zorne 1) -- Partly cloudy and warm today, tonight and Tuesday with slight chance for a few d a y t i m e showers extreme northeast portion. Highest today and Tuesday 88 to 96. Lowest tonight 70 to 80. North Central Texas (Zone 2) -- Clear to partly cloudy today through Tuesday. Widely scattered thundershowers and a little warmer north portion this afternoon. High today and Tuesday 85 to 95. Low tonight 70 to 76. Northeastern Texas (Zone 3) -- Clear to partly cloudy and warm today through Tuesday. High today and Tuesday 87 to 95. Low 'tonight 79 to 76. Northwestern Texas (Zone 4) -- Cloudy to partly cloudy scattered showers and thundershowers today t h r o u g h Tuesday. A little warmer east today and over area Tuesday. High today 77 to 88. Low tonight 62 to 72. High Tuesday 82 to 92. Southeastern Texas (Zone 5) -- Partly cloudy and warm today, tonight and Tuesday with slight, chance for a few daytime showers or thunder- Busing Opposed By Governor Of Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. ffl -Gov. Winfield Dunn says although he is opposed to the basic principle of forced busing of school children he does not intend to halt the practice in Tennessee. At a news conference In Knoxville Saturday, Dunn said he favors allowing busing situations to be handled within individual localities, but his stand in opposition to forced busing principles has not changed. The governor refused to comment on recent action by Alabama Gov. George Wallace related to busing. "Gov. Wallace runs his state and I'll run mine," Dunn said. Dunn was in Knoxville for a Young Republicans fund-raising dinner, where he spoke earlier Saturday. showers. Highest today and Tuesday 88 to 96. Lowest, tonight 70 to 80. Southwestern Texas East of the Pecos (Zone 6) -- Considerable cloudiness and mild today, tonight and Tuesday with showers or tnundershowers mainly northwest portion today. Highest today and Tuesday 78 north to 96 south. Lowest tonight 64 to 76. Southwestern Texas West of the Pecos (Zone 7) -- Considerable cloudiness and mild today, tonight and Tuesday with showers and thundershowers mainly east portion today. Highest today and Tuesday 75 to 90. Lowest tonight 58 to 72. MARINE FORECAST West Gulf: Variable mostly northeast winds 8 to 18 knots tonight and Tuesday. Partly cloudy weather with a few showers. Middle Gulf: Winds occas- sionally near 30 knots in a few squalls over extreme northast portion tonight. Otherwise variable mostly north winds 8 to 16 knots and a few showers through Tuesday. B r o\v n s v i l l e to Port O'Connor: Mostly east to southeasterly winds 5 to 15 knots tonight and Tuesday. E a s t e r n Caribbean Sea: Winds easterly 10 to 20 knots with occasional higher gusts especially in vicinity of His- paniola. Weather v a r i a b l e cloudiness with s c a t t e r e d showers and a few thundershowers more numerous vicinity of Hispaniola. Southeastern portion mostly fair with only isolated showers. Small craft warnings are in effect in His- paniola due to gusty winds, Northwest Caribbean Sea: Tropical wave moving westward through area Tuesday. Winds variable mostly easterly 10 to 20 knots through Tues- Chinese Appeal To Top Court SAN FRANCISCO W - A group of Chinese parents has carried to the U.S. Supreme Court their appeal to exempt Chinese children from San Francisco's school busing integration plans. Attorney Quentin Kopp said he mailed the plea Friday to the clerk of the high court, who will forward it to Justice William 0. Douglas, summering in the Cascades. . The local US. District Court and the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals both have refused to intervene in the plan on behalf of the Chinese appeal. It argues that Chinese students would be bused solely because of their race and that · this would be unconstitutional. The busing order by U.S. Dist. Court Judge Stanley Weigel should be applied only to white and black students,-the appeal argues. Kopp said he expects a response from Douglas possibly within 1(1 days. ADVERTISEMENT £«r» From NATIONAL NOAA, U.S. 0»pt. Of Commute* FORECAST figure* Staw low T«rrsp4ro?ur»* fxp*ct«d Until fufttday Morning Use! Storm-Born Rains Flood Nova Scotia Forecast for Tonight Fair skies and mild weather is forecast for most of the nation tonight by the National Weather Service. Scattered showers are expected in the Rocky Mountains, the Plains, the Gulf Coast and the South Atlantic states. (APWirephotoMap) day. Scattered showers and thundershowers. Southwest Caribbean Sea: Winds variable mostly easterly 10 to 20 knots through Tuesday. Scattered showers and thundershowers. TEXAS Highest temp*rotur« yesterday and lowest the lost 12 hours with precipitation lor the 24 hours ending a* 7 a.m. CDT today ore: Abllena 86 Alice 94 Alpine 76 Amarlllo 76 Austin n Beaumont, Port Arthur ...91 Brownsville 94 Chlldress 81 College Station 91 CORPUS CHRISTI 91 Colulla : 91 Dalhart 81 Dallas 90 Dei Rio '/· 84 El Paso 85 Fort Worth 89 Golveslon 91 Houston 94 Junction 64 Lonavlew SB Lubbrck 75 Lulkln 95 McAllcn «5 Midland 70 Mineral Weils 90 Polacios 91 72 71 63 «Z 75 71 71 66 73 78 TO 63 73 6? 71 76 75 63 70 64 72 72 tt, 70 75 .85 1.37 1.59 San Angela 80 65 .12 San Antonio ..90 71 Texarkana 87 7Q Tyler .90 70 Victoria .';... .94 75 Waco ....92 72 W'chita Foils 76 70 3.00 Wink 76 70 .12 NATIONAL Albany, N.Y ; 69 54 Albuquerque ......87 63 AsheviDe ..,.86 61 Atlanta .....86 71 .02 Billings 96 68 Birmingham .....87 68 Bismarck ., 97 69 Boise 95 70 Boston , 77 61 Buffalo ....69 50 Burlington 4 49 Casper 92 51 Charleston, S.C 80 74 3.57 Ctiar'eston, W.Va, .. 83 66 Charlotte, N.C 85 70 .05 Chicago 67 62 Cincinnati 84 62 Cleveland 76 38 Columbus, Ohio 78 55 Denver 88 57 Des Molnes 81 53 Detroit 72 56 Duluth ..74 56 Fargo -.' ..88 64 Great Falls ....97 61 Helena 87 53 Indianapolis 77 62 Jackson, Miss 91 72 Jacksonville ........87 70 .93 Kansas City 89 .58 Las Vegas 97 76 Llltle Rock 88 72 Los Angeles .82 68 Louisville .68 68 Memphis 88 70 Miami Beach 87 80 Milwaukee -- 67 S4 Minneapolis, SI. Paul 81 56 New Orleans 91 72 New York 87 64 North Plotte 85 60 Oklahoma City 83 70 Omaha . . . . 8 0 64 Orlando 87 76 .55 Philadelphia 91 67 Pittsburgh .....83 56 .01 Portland, Me 74 55 Portlqnd, Ore 84 53 Raleigh 87 66 1.21 Rapid City ' ..93 63 Reno , 93 48 Richmond ,\ 8? 64 St. Louis 84 64 St. Petersberg-Tompo ... 83 74 1.85 Salt Lake City 94 65 Son Diego 80 70 Son Francisco 64 55 St. ste Marie 71 42 Seattle 77 56 Shreveoort ....".., 91 72 Spokane : 86 57 Tucson 91 72 Washington .....90 71 Wichita 88 64 Some extremes from within the 48 contiguous United States. Yesterday's high was 105 at Imperial, Calif. This morning's low Was 35 at Pellston, Mich. CANADIAN Calgary 81 48 Edmonten .75 47 Montreal .. .67 - 4 5 Reglna 83 60 Toronto 69 47 Vancouver :..72 58 Winnipeg .93 66 ALASKAN Anchorage 68 '44 ". Juneou ...21 51 ";51 Taos Indians Celebrate Return of Sacred Lake TAOS, N.M. W) -- Thriteen hundred Taos-Fueblo Indians danced, sang and feasted over the weekend as they celebrated the return to their control of 45,000 acres they consider a religious shrine. Interior Secretary Rogers C. B. Morton visited yesterday and was applauded when he began dancing with tribal men and women. Teams of drummers sat in the middle of the Pueblo plaza and beat out a tribal song in his honor. Morton, who spent about 50; minutes at the celebration, told - a crowd, "Most, things that are good come from a struggle. In these days when land is so important America needs to have the Indian community. Their great skills and spiritual understanding are desperately needed by this country." The restored area includes high-mountain Blue Lake, a religious shrine, which Morton saw as he flew in by helicop- ter. The lake site is at an elevation of 11,600 feet in the Sangre de Cristo mountains. He described the lake, seldom seen by the white man, as "very beautiful, very dark blue in color and blind with virgin timber." The land was taken by the federal government in 1906 and became part of what is now known as the Carson Na-. tional Forest. It was administered by the U.S. Forest Service for the Agriculture Department with certain use privileges for the Indians. Last December, President Nixon signed legislation giving the the Taos Indians trust title to the acreage under interior Department administration. Tribal war chief Reyes Mirabal said yesterday: ."We were unable to carry on our religious practices because of interferences of non-Indians and the American government. They caused" suffering because, of our lack of freedom. We have been tortured over these years." .;. Speaking in the native Tigua tongue, Mirabal said of Blue Lake: "We,know there is a living god there. Spiritually,-we are blessed from day to day. We want to stop and express appreciation to the greater maker." HALIFAX, N.S. (M -- Floodwaters dropped by Hurricane Beth washed out highways, flooded hundreds of homes and business establishments and inundated farmland today in southern -and eastern Nova Scotia. "The province counted millions of dollars in damage. Halifax International Airport, 23 miles north of the city measured 10.49 inches of rainfall in a 30-hour period. There-.was no report of any casualties ii the province. Mayor Roland Thornhill of nighboring Dartmouth described flooding in his city of 60,000 as a disaster. He called on federal and provincial governments for financial aid. At least 500 homes were flooded in Dartmouth, sections of many streets were awash or cut by rampaging floodwaters and the mayor expressed fear that a dam in the city would break under the pressure of rising water. The flooding in wide sec- Man Held In Houston Incident HOUSTON Iff) -- Police yesterday charged Lyman Larry ·Taylor,-.25 with impersonating a police officer and false imprisonment after he allegedly stopped a Houston couple and took., away a woman. The couple, Mr. and Mrs. Valey Green, told officers a man approached their cat- while they .waited at a stop light on a Houston street late Saturday night and told them they were under arrest.,, They said after riding them around in his car for awhile, he put Green out and told him to follow in his own car to the police station. Green, 33, said he soon lost sight of the vehicle bearing his . wife and went to the station. Mrs, Green, 23, said the . man put her out 'of the car on a Houston street about three hours later. .When arrested, police said, Taylor was driyihg a car equipped, with a police radio. The car, they said, had been reported stolen by Richmond, Va, police. lions of eastern Nova, Scotia resulted from heavy rainfall associated w i t h Hurricane ·Beth, a tropical storm with winds up to 80 miles an hour that moved northeast along the province's east coast. Main highways in several sections of the province were cut. Road travel from Halifax to northern and eastern: Nova Scotia was stopped, traffic was diverted from-Route 102 -- between Halifax and Truro -- the province's most, heavily traveled highway. An alternate route was open for a brief period, but was closed again When .waters rose over it at .a point about 30 miles north of Halifax. Nearly nine inches of rain fell in a 24-hour period in the Halifax area, but the hurri- cane.center stayed far enough offshore to spare land areas its damaging winds. Mayor Thornhill said damage in Dartmouth alone would run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. City Works Department crews in Dartmouth reported more than 400 calls from residents reoorting flooded homes. The Halifax Works Department received . 450 . calls, mostly from the Fairview area, where pressure from floodwaters in storm sewers lifted manhole covers out of position. ' Several lakes in Dartmouth overflowed their banks. A t ' Ahtigonish about 130 ... miles northeast of here, police reported 600 persons had to flee homes in a flooded trailer park. They were housed temporarily in a residence hall at St. Francis Xavier University. Rising waters created severe flooding conditions at Antigonish yesterday, but police said the waters began receding today and that the town streets had become passable. Highways through much of the Canadian maritime province were hard hit by the heavy rain. Many bridges- were down, and the Highways Department urged motorists to stay off all Nova SCotia roads,until damage can be assessed. - . 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