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NOUS43 KICT 201100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-201500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

IN 1933...THREE SHORT LIVED...BUT STRONG...TORNADOES
MOVED ACROSS PARTS OF HARPER...SUMNER AND KINGMAN
COUNTIES.  FORTUNATELY THEY REMAINED IN RURAL AREAS.  IN
1989...EARLY MORNING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED HEAVY RAIN IN
SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WITH 5.37
INCHES MEASURED AT THE TULSA WEATHER OFFICE.  SOME ROADS
IN THE TULSA AREA WERE CLOSED BY WATER 10 TO 12 FEET
DEEP.  EVENING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED GUSTS AROUND 75 MPH
IN MAJOR COUNTY OKLAHOMA...AND 2 INCH DIAMETER HAIL IN
JENNINGS KANSAS.

&&

IN 1969...`NEVER SAY DIE` CAMILLE UNLEASHED A COLOSSAL
CLOUD BURST IN VIRGINIA.  INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS UNLEASHED
10 OR MORE INCHES OF RAIN THROUGH CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...TRAINING OVER AN AREA 100 MILES LONG AND ONLY
25 MILES WIDE.HARDEST HIT WAS NELSON COUNTY WHERE
TORRENTIAL RAINS INUNDATED THE AREA WITH A STAGGERING 27
TO 30 INCHES IN ABOUT 3 HOURS! THE RESULTING FLASH FLOODS
AND LANDSLIDES KILLED 151...AND CAUSED AROUND $500
MILLION DAMAGE.

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000
NOUS43 KICT 201100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-201500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

IN 1933...THREE SHORT LIVED...BUT STRONG...TORNADOES
MOVED ACROSS PARTS OF HARPER...SUMNER AND KINGMAN
COUNTIES.  FORTUNATELY THEY REMAINED IN RURAL AREAS.  IN
1989...EARLY MORNING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED HEAVY RAIN IN
SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WITH 5.37
INCHES MEASURED AT THE TULSA WEATHER OFFICE.  SOME ROADS
IN THE TULSA AREA WERE CLOSED BY WATER 10 TO 12 FEET
DEEP.  EVENING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED GUSTS AROUND 75 MPH
IN MAJOR COUNTY OKLAHOMA...AND 2 INCH DIAMETER HAIL IN
JENNINGS KANSAS.

&&

IN 1969...`NEVER SAY DIE` CAMILLE UNLEASHED A COLOSSAL
CLOUD BURST IN VIRGINIA.  INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS UNLEASHED
10 OR MORE INCHES OF RAIN THROUGH CENTRAL
VIRGINIA...TRAINING OVER AN AREA 100 MILES LONG AND ONLY
25 MILES WIDE.HARDEST HIT WAS NELSON COUNTY WHERE
TORRENTIAL RAINS INUNDATED THE AREA WITH A STAGGERING 27
TO 30 INCHES IN ABOUT 3 HOURS! THE RESULTING FLASH FLOODS
AND LANDSLIDES KILLED 151...AND CAUSED AROUND $500
MILLION DAMAGE.

$$
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000
NOUS43 KICT 191100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-191500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

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

IN 1987...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVING FROM EASTERN
NEBRASKA TO EASTERN KANSAS AND WESTERN
MISSOURI...PRODUCED HAIL 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER...AND WINDS
THAT REACHED 80 MPH.  THE 3 INCH DIAMETER HAIL BOMBARDED
ALBION NEBRASKA...LOCATED 25 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NORFOLK.
BASEBALL SIZED HAIL STRUCK JUST NORTHWEST OF TOPEKA IN
JACKSON COUNTY.  ESPECIALLY HARD HIT WAS FRANKLIN
COUNTY...WHERE CROP DAMAGE WAS AROUND $3.5 MILLION AND 10
PEOPLE WERE INJURED.  LATER THE SMALL TOWN OF FULTON
KANSAS WAS WHIPPED BY 80 MPH GUSTS.

&&

IN 1991...HURRICANE BOB ROARED ASHORE AT NEWPORT RHODE
ISLAND AND MADE ITS FINAL UNITED STATES LANDFALL AS A
TROPICAL STORM AT ROCKLAND MAINE.  GUSTS REACHED 143 MPH
AT WESTPORT MASSACHUSETTS.  SIXTEEN PEOPLE WERE
KILLED...WHILE POWER WAS LOST TO AROUND 2 MILLION HOMES
AND BUSINESSES.  DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT $1.5 BILLION.

$$
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000
NOUS43 KICT 181100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-181500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

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

IN 1983...HURRICANE ALICIA ROARED THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS
WHERE GALVESTON AND HOUSTON TOOK DIRECT HITS.  THE
CATEGORY 3 HURRICANE KILLED 21...CAUSED $2.6 BILLION
DAMAGE...AND UNLEASHED 23 TORNADOES...THE STRONGEST OF
WHICH WAS AN F2.  SHE WAS THE FIRST BILLION DOLLAR STORM
OF ANY TYPE IN TEXAS HISTORY.

$$
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000
NOUS43 KICT 181100
PNSICT
KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-181500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

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

IN 1983...HURRICANE ALICIA ROARED THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS
WHERE GALVESTON AND HOUSTON TOOK DIRECT HITS.  THE
CATEGORY 3 HURRICANE KILLED 21...CAUSED $2.6 BILLION
DAMAGE...AND UNLEASHED 23 TORNADOES...THE STRONGEST OF
WHICH WAS AN F2.  SHE WAS THE FIRST BILLION DOLLAR STORM
OF ANY TYPE IN TEXAS HISTORY.

$$
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