Home > Products > Valid Products > PNS

000
NOUS43 KGLD 271202
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1905, A LARGE PRAIRIE FIRE OCCURRED IN NORTHERN WICHITA COUNTY. DRIVEN
BY STRONG WEST WINDS, THE FIRE SPREAD EAST FOR 20 MILES. FARM BUILDINGS,
LIVESTOCK, AND MUCH GRASSLAND WERE LOST DURING THE FIRE.

IN 1931, A BLIZZARD WHICH STRUCK WESTERN KANSAS AND EASTERN
COLORADO WAS CALLED THE WORST SINCE JANUARY 1888. TWENTY SCHOOL
CHILDREN AND A BUS DRIVER WERE STRANDED WHEN THEIR BUS STALLED NEAR
HOLLY COLORADO EAST OF LAMAR NEAR THE KANSAS LINE. FIVE CHILDREN AND
THE DRIVER DIED FROM EXPOSURE. THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 3 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO IN GOODLAND, KANSAS REACHED DURING THE BLIZZARD STANDS
AS THE LATEST SUB ZERO TEMPERATURE ON RECORD FOR THAT LOCATION.

IN 1987, THE SECOND BLIZZARD IN LESS THAN A WEEK HIT EASTERN
COLORADO AND WESTERN KANSAS. SNOWFALL TOTALS RANGED UP TO 24
INCHES AT SAN ISABEL, COLORADO. WINDS GUSTED TO 50 MPH AT
GOODLAND, KANSAS. THE HIGH WINDS PILED SNOW INTO MASSIVE DRIFTS,
CLOSING ROADS FOR DAYS AND KILLING THOUSANDS OF CATTLE. SNOW DRIFTS
THIRTY FEET HIGH WERE REPORTED IN NORTHWEST KANSAS.

$$




000
NOUS43 KGLD 271202
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1905, A LARGE PRAIRIE FIRE OCCURRED IN NORTHERN WICHITA COUNTY. DRIVEN
BY STRONG WEST WINDS, THE FIRE SPREAD EAST FOR 20 MILES. FARM BUILDINGS,
LIVESTOCK, AND MUCH GRASSLAND WERE LOST DURING THE FIRE.

IN 1931, A BLIZZARD WHICH STRUCK WESTERN KANSAS AND EASTERN
COLORADO WAS CALLED THE WORST SINCE JANUARY 1888. TWENTY SCHOOL
CHILDREN AND A BUS DRIVER WERE STRANDED WHEN THEIR BUS STALLED NEAR
HOLLY COLORADO EAST OF LAMAR NEAR THE KANSAS LINE. FIVE CHILDREN AND
THE DRIVER DIED FROM EXPOSURE. THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 3 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO IN GOODLAND, KANSAS REACHED DURING THE BLIZZARD STANDS
AS THE LATEST SUB ZERO TEMPERATURE ON RECORD FOR THAT LOCATION.

IN 1987, THE SECOND BLIZZARD IN LESS THAN A WEEK HIT EASTERN
COLORADO AND WESTERN KANSAS. SNOWFALL TOTALS RANGED UP TO 24
INCHES AT SAN ISABEL, COLORADO. WINDS GUSTED TO 50 MPH AT
GOODLAND, KANSAS. THE HIGH WINDS PILED SNOW INTO MASSIVE DRIFTS,
CLOSING ROADS FOR DAYS AND KILLING THOUSANDS OF CATTLE. SNOW DRIFTS
THIRTY FEET HIGH WERE REPORTED IN NORTHWEST KANSAS.

$$





000
NOUS43 KGLD 261203
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1910, FIVE TOWNSHIPS IN RAWLINS COUNTY, KANSAS, WERE INVOLVED FIGHTING
MAJOR GRASS FIRES THAT WERE SPREAD BY 40 MPH WINDS. TWO MEN, WHO WERE
PLOWING SOME FIRE BREAKS AHEAD OF THE FLAMES, WERE BADLY BURNED.

IN 1911, THE DAY DAWNED CLEAR AND COOL 12 MILES NORTH OF STUDLEY IN
SHERIDAN COUNTY. SOON A HIGH WIND CAME UP FROM THE NORTHWEST CREATING
DUST SO THICK IT DARKENED ROOMS UNTIL IT WAS NECESSARY TO LIGHT LAMPS
TO SEE DURING THE NOON TIME HOURS.

IN 1916, A LARGE PRAIRIE FIRE DEVELOPED ALONG THE LOGAN AND WICHITA
COUNTY LINE. FUELED BY DRY GRASSES AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS, THE FIRE
QUICKLY SPREAD INTO NORTHERN WICHITA COUNTY. A NUMBER OF FARMSTEADS
WERE BADLY BURNED, AND ONE REPORT STATED A NUMBER OF HORSES GOT THEIR
TAILS CAUGHT ON FIRE.


$$




000
NOUS43 KGLD 261203
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1910, FIVE TOWNSHIPS IN RAWLINS COUNTY, KANSAS, WERE INVOLVED FIGHTING
MAJOR GRASS FIRES THAT WERE SPREAD BY 40 MPH WINDS. TWO MEN, WHO WERE
PLOWING SOME FIRE BREAKS AHEAD OF THE FLAMES, WERE BADLY BURNED.

IN 1911, THE DAY DAWNED CLEAR AND COOL 12 MILES NORTH OF STUDLEY IN
SHERIDAN COUNTY. SOON A HIGH WIND CAME UP FROM THE NORTHWEST CREATING
DUST SO THICK IT DARKENED ROOMS UNTIL IT WAS NECESSARY TO LIGHT LAMPS
TO SEE DURING THE NOON TIME HOURS.

IN 1916, A LARGE PRAIRIE FIRE DEVELOPED ALONG THE LOGAN AND WICHITA
COUNTY LINE. FUELED BY DRY GRASSES AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS, THE FIRE
QUICKLY SPREAD INTO NORTHERN WICHITA COUNTY. A NUMBER OF FARMSTEADS
WERE BADLY BURNED, AND ONE REPORT STATED A NUMBER OF HORSES GOT THEIR
TAILS CAUGHT ON FIRE.


$$





000
NOUS43 KGLD 261203
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1910, FIVE TOWNSHIPS IN RAWLINS COUNTY, KANSAS, WERE INVOLVED FIGHTING
MAJOR GRASS FIRES THAT WERE SPREAD BY 40 MPH WINDS. TWO MEN, WHO WERE
PLOWING SOME FIRE BREAKS AHEAD OF THE FLAMES, WERE BADLY BURNED.

IN 1911, THE DAY DAWNED CLEAR AND COOL 12 MILES NORTH OF STUDLEY IN
SHERIDAN COUNTY. SOON A HIGH WIND CAME UP FROM THE NORTHWEST CREATING
DUST SO THICK IT DARKENED ROOMS UNTIL IT WAS NECESSARY TO LIGHT LAMPS
TO SEE DURING THE NOON TIME HOURS.

IN 1916, A LARGE PRAIRIE FIRE DEVELOPED ALONG THE LOGAN AND WICHITA
COUNTY LINE. FUELED BY DRY GRASSES AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS, THE FIRE
QUICKLY SPREAD INTO NORTHERN WICHITA COUNTY. A NUMBER OF FARMSTEADS
WERE BADLY BURNED, AND ONE REPORT STATED A NUMBER OF HORSES GOT THEIR
TAILS CAUGHT ON FIRE.


$$




000
NOUS43 KGLD 261203
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1910, FIVE TOWNSHIPS IN RAWLINS COUNTY, KANSAS, WERE INVOLVED FIGHTING
MAJOR GRASS FIRES THAT WERE SPREAD BY 40 MPH WINDS. TWO MEN, WHO WERE
PLOWING SOME FIRE BREAKS AHEAD OF THE FLAMES, WERE BADLY BURNED.

IN 1911, THE DAY DAWNED CLEAR AND COOL 12 MILES NORTH OF STUDLEY IN
SHERIDAN COUNTY. SOON A HIGH WIND CAME UP FROM THE NORTHWEST CREATING
DUST SO THICK IT DARKENED ROOMS UNTIL IT WAS NECESSARY TO LIGHT LAMPS
TO SEE DURING THE NOON TIME HOURS.

IN 1916, A LARGE PRAIRIE FIRE DEVELOPED ALONG THE LOGAN AND WICHITA
COUNTY LINE. FUELED BY DRY GRASSES AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS, THE FIRE
QUICKLY SPREAD INTO NORTHERN WICHITA COUNTY. A NUMBER OF FARMSTEADS
WERE BADLY BURNED, AND ONE REPORT STATED A NUMBER OF HORSES GOT THEIR
TAILS CAUGHT ON FIRE.


$$





000
NOUS43 KGLD 251202
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1932, A DUST STORM MOVED ACROSS RAWLINS COUNTY. IT WAS THE FIRST
IN A SERIES OF STORMS THAT IMPACTED THE COUNTY THROUGH THE SUMMER.

IN 1995, A LANDSPOUT TYPE TORNADO MOVED WEST AND THEN SOUTHWEST AT
15 MPH TO THE EASTERN OUTSKIRTS OF LEOTI KANSAS IN WICHITA
COUNTY. THE TORNADO HIT A TRAIN NEAR CORONADO, BUT NO DAMAGE
OCCURRED.

$$





000
NOUS43 KGLD 251202
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1932, A DUST STORM MOVED ACROSS RAWLINS COUNTY. IT WAS THE FIRST
IN A SERIES OF STORMS THAT IMPACTED THE COUNTY THROUGH THE SUMMER.

IN 1995, A LANDSPOUT TYPE TORNADO MOVED WEST AND THEN SOUTHWEST AT
15 MPH TO THE EASTERN OUTSKIRTS OF LEOTI KANSAS IN WICHITA
COUNTY. THE TORNADO HIT A TRAIN NEAR CORONADO, BUT NO DAMAGE
OCCURRED.

$$




000
NOUS43 KGLD 251202
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1932, A DUST STORM MOVED ACROSS RAWLINS COUNTY. IT WAS THE FIRST
IN A SERIES OF STORMS THAT IMPACTED THE COUNTY THROUGH THE SUMMER.

IN 1995, A LANDSPOUT TYPE TORNADO MOVED WEST AND THEN SOUTHWEST AT
15 MPH TO THE EASTERN OUTSKIRTS OF LEOTI KANSAS IN WICHITA
COUNTY. THE TORNADO HIT A TRAIN NEAR CORONADO, BUT NO DAMAGE
OCCURRED.

$$




000
NOUS43 KGLD 251202
PNSGLD

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1932, A DUST STORM MOVED ACROSS RAWLINS COUNTY. IT WAS THE FIRST
IN A SERIES OF STORMS THAT IMPACTED THE COUNTY THROUGH THE SUMMER.

IN 1995, A LANDSPOUT TYPE TORNADO MOVED WEST AND THEN SOUTHWEST AT
15 MPH TO THE EASTERN OUTSKIRTS OF LEOTI KANSAS IN WICHITA
COUNTY. THE TORNADO HIT A TRAIN NEAR CORONADO, BUT NO DAMAGE
OCCURRED.

$$





    US Dept of Commerce
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    National Weather Service
    1325 East West Highway
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Page Author: NWS Internet Services Team
Disclaimer
Information Quality
Credits
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities