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NOUS43 KICT 251100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-251500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

IN 1986...PARTS OF SOUTH DAKOTA WERE WALLOPED BY ONE
`HAIL` OF A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.  GOLFBALL SIZED HAIL
STRUCK THE AREA...BUT THE DURATION AND RESULTING DEPTHS
WERE AMAZING.  IN NORTH RAPID CITY...THE HAIL ACCUMULATED
2 FEET DEEP AND AREAS NEAR HURON WERE PELTED BY HALF
DOLLAR SIZED HAIL FOR NEARLY AN HOUR AND A HALF! HURON
SET AN ALL TIME 24 HOUR RAINFALL RECORD OF 4.98 INCHES
FOR JULY...WHILE AREAS JUST NORTH OF HURON WERE DELUGED
BY AROUND 10 INCHES OF RAIN.  IN 1984...SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS RAKED CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WITH 70 TO 85
MPH WINDS.  IN PIERRE...13 PLANES AND SEVERAL HANGARS
WERE DEMOLISHED AT THE AIRPORT.  IN TOWN...THREE
BUSINESSES AND ONE HOME WERE UNROOFED.

&&

IN 1956...THE ANDREA DORIA SANK IN DENSE FOG NEAR THE
NANTUCKET LIGHTSHIP AFTER COLLIDING WITH THE STOCKHOLM 45
MILES OFF THE MASSACHUSETTS COAST.  FIFTY TWO PEOPLE DIED
IN THE DISASTER.

$$
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000
NOUS43 KICT 251100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-251500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT FRI JUL 25 2014

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

IN 1986...PARTS OF SOUTH DAKOTA WERE WALLOPED BY ONE
`HAIL` OF A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.  GOLFBALL SIZED HAIL
STRUCK THE AREA...BUT THE DURATION AND RESULTING DEPTHS
WERE AMAZING.  IN NORTH RAPID CITY...THE HAIL ACCUMULATED
2 FEET DEEP AND AREAS NEAR HURON WERE PELTED BY HALF
DOLLAR SIZED HAIL FOR NEARLY AN HOUR AND A HALF! HURON
SET AN ALL TIME 24 HOUR RAINFALL RECORD OF 4.98 INCHES
FOR JULY...WHILE AREAS JUST NORTH OF HURON WERE DELUGED
BY AROUND 10 INCHES OF RAIN.  IN 1984...SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS RAKED CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WITH 70 TO 85
MPH WINDS.  IN PIERRE...13 PLANES AND SEVERAL HANGARS
WERE DEMOLISHED AT THE AIRPORT.  IN TOWN...THREE
BUSINESSES AND ONE HOME WERE UNROOFED.

&&

IN 1956...THE ANDREA DORIA SANK IN DENSE FOG NEAR THE
NANTUCKET LIGHTSHIP AFTER COLLIDING WITH THE STOCKHOLM 45
MILES OFF THE MASSACHUSETTS COAST.  FIFTY TWO PEOPLE DIED
IN THE DISASTER.

$$
AUTO




000
NOUS43 KICT 241100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-241500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

IN 1936...SALINA TIED THEIR ALL TIME RECORD HIGH FOR THE
MONTH OF JULY WHEN THE CITY WAS TORCHED BY A TEMPERATURE
OF 116 DEGREES.  THE RECORD HAD BEEN SET JUST 6 DAYS
EARLIER ON JULY 18TH.  SALINA`S ALL-TIME RECORD HIGH IS
118 DEGREES SET ON AUGUST 13TH...1936.IN
COMPARISON...IN 1942...LAS VEGAS HAD SET THEIR ALL TIME
RECORD HIGH OF 117 DEGREES...A RECORD THAT WOULD BE TIED
ON JULY 19...2005.  IN 1979...CLAUDETTE WAS A WEAK
TROPICAL STORM...BUT DO NOT SAY THAT TO RESIDENTS OF
ALVIN TEXAS.  A PHENOMENAL 43 INCHES OF RAIN INUNDATED
THE HOUSTON SUBURB TO SET THE ALL TIME 24 HOUR RAINFALL
RECORD FOR THE UNITED STATES.  THIS STAGGERING TOTAL IS
JUST 10.82 INCHES SHY OF THE ALL TIME ANNUAL RAINFALL
RECORD FOR WICHITA WHICH IS 53.82 INCHES SET IN 2008.

&&

HERE IS SOME TRULY `SHOCKING` NEWS THAT YOU MAY FIND
EQUALLY `REVOLTING`.  IN 1947...A LIGHTNING BOLT
REPORTEDLY YIELDING 345,000 AMPS OF ELECTRICITY STRUCK
PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA.  IT GARNERED THE GREATEST
HEADLINES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF `CURRENT` EVENTS.

$$
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000
NOUS43 KICT 241100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-241500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

IN 1936...SALINA TIED THEIR ALL TIME RECORD HIGH FOR THE
MONTH OF JULY WHEN THE CITY WAS TORCHED BY A TEMPERATURE
OF 116 DEGREES.  THE RECORD HAD BEEN SET JUST 6 DAYS
EARLIER ON JULY 18TH.  SALINA`S ALL-TIME RECORD HIGH IS
118 DEGREES SET ON AUGUST 13TH...1936.IN
COMPARISON...IN 1942...LAS VEGAS HAD SET THEIR ALL TIME
RECORD HIGH OF 117 DEGREES...A RECORD THAT WOULD BE TIED
ON JULY 19...2005.  IN 1979...CLAUDETTE WAS A WEAK
TROPICAL STORM...BUT DO NOT SAY THAT TO RESIDENTS OF
ALVIN TEXAS.  A PHENOMENAL 43 INCHES OF RAIN INUNDATED
THE HOUSTON SUBURB TO SET THE ALL TIME 24 HOUR RAINFALL
RECORD FOR THE UNITED STATES.  THIS STAGGERING TOTAL IS
JUST 10.82 INCHES SHY OF THE ALL TIME ANNUAL RAINFALL
RECORD FOR WICHITA WHICH IS 53.82 INCHES SET IN 2008.

&&

HERE IS SOME TRULY `SHOCKING` NEWS THAT YOU MAY FIND
EQUALLY `REVOLTING`.  IN 1947...A LIGHTNING BOLT
REPORTEDLY YIELDING 345,000 AMPS OF ELECTRICITY STRUCK
PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA.  IT GARNERED THE GREATEST
HEADLINES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF `CURRENT` EVENTS.

$$
AUTO




000
NOUS43 KICT 241100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-241500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

IN 1936...SALINA TIED THEIR ALL TIME RECORD HIGH FOR THE
MONTH OF JULY WHEN THE CITY WAS TORCHED BY A TEMPERATURE
OF 116 DEGREES.  THE RECORD HAD BEEN SET JUST 6 DAYS
EARLIER ON JULY 18TH.  SALINA`S ALL-TIME RECORD HIGH IS
118 DEGREES SET ON AUGUST 13TH...1936.IN
COMPARISON...IN 1942...LAS VEGAS HAD SET THEIR ALL TIME
RECORD HIGH OF 117 DEGREES...A RECORD THAT WOULD BE TIED
ON JULY 19...2005.  IN 1979...CLAUDETTE WAS A WEAK
TROPICAL STORM...BUT DO NOT SAY THAT TO RESIDENTS OF
ALVIN TEXAS.  A PHENOMENAL 43 INCHES OF RAIN INUNDATED
THE HOUSTON SUBURB TO SET THE ALL TIME 24 HOUR RAINFALL
RECORD FOR THE UNITED STATES.  THIS STAGGERING TOTAL IS
JUST 10.82 INCHES SHY OF THE ALL TIME ANNUAL RAINFALL
RECORD FOR WICHITA WHICH IS 53.82 INCHES SET IN 2008.

&&

HERE IS SOME TRULY `SHOCKING` NEWS THAT YOU MAY FIND
EQUALLY `REVOLTING`.  IN 1947...A LIGHTNING BOLT
REPORTEDLY YIELDING 345,000 AMPS OF ELECTRICITY STRUCK
PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA.  IT GARNERED THE GREATEST
HEADLINES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF `CURRENT` EVENTS.

$$
AUTO




000
NOUS43 KICT 232205
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-232330-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
505 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...NOAA ALL HAZARDS RADIO AT ELLSWORTH IS BACK FOR THE TIME BEING...

THE ALL HAZARDS NOAA WEATHER RADIO IN ELLSWORTH IS BACK OPERATIONAL
BUT WILL LIKELY BE UNSTABLE FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

$$

LAWSON












000
NOUS43 KICT 232205
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-232330-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
505 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...NOAA ALL HAZARDS RADIO AT ELLSWORTH IS BACK FOR THE TIME BEING...

THE ALL HAZARDS NOAA WEATHER RADIO IN ELLSWORTH IS BACK OPERATIONAL
BUT WILL LIKELY BE UNSTABLE FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

$$

LAWSON













000
NOUS43 KICT 231613
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-232100-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1111 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...NOAA ALL HAZARDS RADIO AT ELLSWORTH IS OFF AIR...

THE ALL HAZARDS NOAA WEATHER RADIO IN ELLSWORTH IS OFF THE AIR.
RESTORATION TIME IS UNKNOWN. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

$$

LAWSON










000
NOUS43 KICT 231613
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-232100-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1111 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

...NOAA ALL HAZARDS RADIO AT ELLSWORTH IS OFF AIR...

THE ALL HAZARDS NOAA WEATHER RADIO IN ELLSWORTH IS OFF THE AIR.
RESTORATION TIME IS UNKNOWN. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

$$

LAWSON









000
NOUS43 KICT 231100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-231500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

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

IN 2010...MONSTROUS SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BOMBARDED PARTS
OF CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA WITH DESTRUCTIVE HAIL.MANY
HAILSTONES WERE 6 TO 8 INCHES IN DIAMETER! THE LARGEST
HAILSTONE REACHED AN INCREDIBLE 8 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND
WEIGHED 1.94 POUNDS...MAKING IT THE LARGEST AND HEAVIEST
HAILSTONE IN UNITED STATES HISTORY.  THE HUMONGOUS
HAILSTONE LANDED IN VIVIAN...LOCATED ABOUT 15 MILES SOUTH
OF PIERRE.  NO DOUBT...THE HORRIFIC HAIL PUNCHED HOLES IN
MANY ROOFS AND PATIOS.IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE
INCREDIBLY INTENSE UPDRAFTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE VIVIAN
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM RANGED FROM 160 TO 180 MPH! THESE
EXTREMELY DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ALSO UNLEASHED 80 TO 90
MPH WINDS AND PRODUCED 2 TORNADOES.  MINNESOTA HAS BEEN
REFERRED TO AS THE STATE WITH 10,000 LAKES.  IN
1987...VIOLENT THUNDERSTORMS PRACTICALLY TURNED
MINNEAPOLIS ST.  PAUL INTO THE TWIN CITIES WITH 10,000
LAKES.AROUND 10 INCHES OF RAIN INUNDATED MINNEAPOLIS IN
SIX AND A HALF HOURS OF WHICH 5.26 INCHES SWAMPED THE
CITY IN ONLY 2 HOURS.  THE FLASH FLOODING WAS...OF
COURSE...HORRIFIC...AS IT TURNED STREETS INTO RUSHING
RIVERS...PARKING LOTS INTO LAKES...AND STORM SEWERS INTO
SPOUTING GEYSERS.  THE FLOODING CAUSED $21.3 MILLION
DAMAGE AND 2 PEOPLE DROWNED IN THE DISASTER.  IN
ADDITION...AN F3 TORNADO STRUCK NEARBY MAPLE
GROVE...CAUSING AN ADDITIONAL $5 MILLION DAMAGE.  PARTS
OF SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA WERE BOMBARDED BY BASEBALL SIZED
HAIL.

$$
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