Santa Trackers Set Record On Christmas Eve
LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. It was a record-breaking Christmas Eve for Santa trackers. The North American Aerospace Defense Command keeps an eye on St. Nick's progress from an air base in Colorado Springs. NORAD volunteers in elf hats fielded more than 100,000 calls from kids checking on Santa. NORAD reports he touched down in the U.S. about 9 p.m. in Atlanta and then headed west. It's MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.