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NOUS43 KICT 301100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-301500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

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

IN 2011...FOR THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES IT
WAS "GOOD RIDDANCE" TO THE MONTH OF APRIL...AS MANY
TORNADO RECORDS WERE SWEPT OFF THE BOOKS IN EF5 FASHION.
THE APRIL TOTAL OF 875 THOROUGHLY WIPED OUT THE PREVIOUS
APRIL RECORD OF 267 THAT WAS SET IN 1974.  THE APRIL
TOTAL ALSO LEVELED THE RECORD FOR MOST TORNADOES IN ANY
MONTH WHICH HAD BEEN 542 IN MAY...2003.  IN APRIL
2011...THERE WERE 361 TORNADO FATALITIES OF WHICH 314
OCCURRED ON THE 27TH...MAKING IT THE 4TH DEADLIEST SINGLE
DAY ON RECORD AND THE DEADLIEST SINCE MAY 17TH...1840.
IN 1967...AN OUTBREAK OF 12 STRONG AND VIOLENT TORNADOES
TORE ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA.
GARNERING THE GREATEST ATTENTION WERE THREE F4S.  THE
FIRST HAD A TRACK 30 MILES LONG...AVERAGED AROUND 500
YARDS WIDE...KILLED 6 AND INJURED 22.  HARDEST HIT WAS
WASECA WHERE 16 HOMES WERE DESTROYED...6 OF WHICH WERE
LEVELED.  THE SECOND STRUCK ALONG THE IOWA/MINNESOTA
BORDER WITH A TRACK 18 MILES LONG AND ONE QUARTER MILE
WIDE.  IT IS SURPRISING THAT ONLY 1 WAS INJURED...AS THE
TWISTER HIT 20 FARMS...DESTROYING 10 AND LEVELING 3.  THE
THIRD HAD A TRACK 40 MILES LONG BUT ONLY AROUND 200 YARDS
WIDE.  THAT TORNADO KILLED 5 AND INJURED 35.  HARDEST HIT
WAS ALBERT LEA...WHERE 6 FARMS WERE LEVELED...26 HOMES
WERE DESTROYED AND 64 OTHERS WERE BADLY DAMAGED.

&&

IN 1924...TORNADOES BROKE OUT ACROSS A LARGE PART OF THE
SOUTHEASTERN FOURTH OF THE COUNTRY.  A TOTAL OF 27
SIGNIFICANT TORNADOES OCCURRED THE 29TH AND 30TH.  OF THE
TOTAL...23 OCCURRED ON THE 30TH.  THE MOST VIOLENT...AND
DEADLIEST...WAS AN F4 THAT TORE THRU CENTRAL SOUTH
CAROLINA FROM AROUND AIKEN TO DARLINGTON.  THE
TORNADO...LIKELY A TORNADO FAMILY...HAD A CONTINUOUS
TRACK 105 MILES LONG AND AROUND 1/3 MILE WIDE THAT PASSED
9 MILES SOUTH OF COLUMBIA...THE STATE CAPITAL.THE
TORNADO KILLED 53 AND INJURED 534.  IN 1852...A TORNADO
STRUCK NEW HARMONY...LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF
INDIANA WHERE IT KILLED 16 PEOPLE.  ITS RATING IS
UNKNOWN.  ON MARCH 18...1925...THE INDIANA SEGMENT OF THE
TRI STATE TORNADO...WHICH SET RECORDS FOR PATH
LENGTH...PATH WIDTH...DURATION...SPEED AND
CASUALTIES...CLOSELY FOLLOWED THE SAME TRACK.

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000
NOUS43 KICT 301100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-301500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

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

IN 2011...FOR THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES IT
WAS "GOOD RIDDANCE" TO THE MONTH OF APRIL...AS MANY
TORNADO RECORDS WERE SWEPT OFF THE BOOKS IN EF5 FASHION.
THE APRIL TOTAL OF 875 THOROUGHLY WIPED OUT THE PREVIOUS
APRIL RECORD OF 267 THAT WAS SET IN 1974.  THE APRIL
TOTAL ALSO LEVELED THE RECORD FOR MOST TORNADOES IN ANY
MONTH WHICH HAD BEEN 542 IN MAY...2003.  IN APRIL
2011...THERE WERE 361 TORNADO FATALITIES OF WHICH 314
OCCURRED ON THE 27TH...MAKING IT THE 4TH DEADLIEST SINGLE
DAY ON RECORD AND THE DEADLIEST SINCE MAY 17TH...1840.
IN 1967...AN OUTBREAK OF 12 STRONG AND VIOLENT TORNADOES
TORE ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA.
GARNERING THE GREATEST ATTENTION WERE THREE F4S.  THE
FIRST HAD A TRACK 30 MILES LONG...AVERAGED AROUND 500
YARDS WIDE...KILLED 6 AND INJURED 22.  HARDEST HIT WAS
WASECA WHERE 16 HOMES WERE DESTROYED...6 OF WHICH WERE
LEVELED.  THE SECOND STRUCK ALONG THE IOWA/MINNESOTA
BORDER WITH A TRACK 18 MILES LONG AND ONE QUARTER MILE
WIDE.  IT IS SURPRISING THAT ONLY 1 WAS INJURED...AS THE
TWISTER HIT 20 FARMS...DESTROYING 10 AND LEVELING 3.  THE
THIRD HAD A TRACK 40 MILES LONG BUT ONLY AROUND 200 YARDS
WIDE.  THAT TORNADO KILLED 5 AND INJURED 35.  HARDEST HIT
WAS ALBERT LEA...WHERE 6 FARMS WERE LEVELED...26 HOMES
WERE DESTROYED AND 64 OTHERS WERE BADLY DAMAGED.

&&

IN 1924...TORNADOES BROKE OUT ACROSS A LARGE PART OF THE
SOUTHEASTERN FOURTH OF THE COUNTRY.  A TOTAL OF 27
SIGNIFICANT TORNADOES OCCURRED THE 29TH AND 30TH.  OF THE
TOTAL...23 OCCURRED ON THE 30TH.  THE MOST VIOLENT...AND
DEADLIEST...WAS AN F4 THAT TORE THRU CENTRAL SOUTH
CAROLINA FROM AROUND AIKEN TO DARLINGTON.  THE
TORNADO...LIKELY A TORNADO FAMILY...HAD A CONTINUOUS
TRACK 105 MILES LONG AND AROUND 1/3 MILE WIDE THAT PASSED
9 MILES SOUTH OF COLUMBIA...THE STATE CAPITAL.THE
TORNADO KILLED 53 AND INJURED 534.  IN 1852...A TORNADO
STRUCK NEW HARMONY...LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF
INDIANA WHERE IT KILLED 16 PEOPLE.  ITS RATING IS
UNKNOWN.  ON MARCH 18...1925...THE INDIANA SEGMENT OF THE
TRI STATE TORNADO...WHICH SET RECORDS FOR PATH
LENGTH...PATH WIDTH...DURATION...SPEED AND
CASUALTIES...CLOSELY FOLLOWED THE SAME TRACK.

$$
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000
NOUS43 KICT 300223
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-301430-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
923 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE SHARON TRANSMITTER OR WZ-2511 IS CURRENTLY OFF THE AIR.
TECHNICIANS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE PROBLEM AND WILL HOPEFULLY
HAVE THIS ISSUE RESOLVED SOON. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

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000
NOUS43 KICT 291100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-291500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT Fri Apr 29 2016

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

IN 1989...POWERFUL SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS RAKED EAST AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS...ARKANSAS AND LOUISIANA WITH HUGE HAIL
AND DAMAGING WINDS.  THE LARGEST HAIL...THAT PUMMELED
PALESTINE TEXAS...REACHED THE SIZE OF SOFTBALLS.  THE
EXTENT OF DAMAGE WAS NOT REPORTED.  TENNIS BALL SIZED
HAIL CAUSED AROUND $10 MILLION DAMAGE IN PINE
BLUFF...ARKANSAS.

$$
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000
NOUS43 KICT 291100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-291500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT Fri Apr 29 2016

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

IN 1989...POWERFUL SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS RAKED EAST AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS...ARKANSAS AND LOUISIANA WITH HUGE HAIL
AND DAMAGING WINDS.  THE LARGEST HAIL...THAT PUMMELED
PALESTINE TEXAS...REACHED THE SIZE OF SOFTBALLS.  THE
EXTENT OF DAMAGE WAS NOT REPORTED.  TENNIS BALL SIZED
HAIL CAUSED AROUND $10 MILLION DAMAGE IN PINE
BLUFF...ARKANSAS.

$$
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000
NOUS43 KICT 281100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-281500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT Thu Apr 28 2016

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

IN 1960...EIGHT STRONG TORNADOES TORE THROUGH CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA.  THE TWO WORST EVENTS WERE F3 VARIANTS.  ONE
POSSESSING A TRACK 10 MILES LONG AND REACHING ONE HALF
MILE WIDE STRUCK THE SOUTH SIDE OF OKLAHOMA CITY WHERE 57
WERE INJURED.  THE SECOND OF THESE TWISTERS POSSESSED A
PATH ONLY 4 MILES LONG BUT ALSO REACHED ONE HALF MILE
WIDE.  IT KILLED A FAMILY OF THREE ON A FARM THAT WAS
DESTROYED THAT WAS LOCATED AROUND 50 MILES EAST OF
OKLAHOMA CITY.

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