Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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

IN 1987...A STRONG WINTER STORM MOVING FROM THE CENTRAL
ROCKIES...SPREAD SNOW ACROSS THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST
UNITED STATES.THE SITUATION WAS FURTHER WORSENED BY 50
TO 70 MPH WINDS.  GOODLAND KANSAS MEASURED A 64 MPH GUST.
MUCH FURTHER EAST...IN THE BALTIMORE SUBURB OF OWINGS
MILLS MARYLAND...A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED 3 INCHES OF SNOW
IN 45 MINUTES.

&&

IN 1969...2 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW BURIED WESTERN OREGON.
EVEN PLACES AT SEA LEVEL WEREN`T SPARED.  EUGENE HAD A 34
INCH SNOW DEPTH BY JANUARY 30TH.  ROADS WERE BLOCKED BY
DRIFTS AS HIGH AS 12 FEET!

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