Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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

IN 1917...SIX STRONG TO VIOLENT TORNADOES RAKED OKLAHOMA
AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.  ONE VIOLENT TORNADO...POSSESSING A
TRACK 12 MILES LONG BUT ONLY ONE TENTH MILE WIDE...STRUCK
40 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MCALESTER.  IT KILLED 14 AND
INJURED 100.  AN F3 TORNADO TRACKED 11 MILES THROUGH
MONTGOMERY COUNTY.  PASSING JUST NORTH OF DOWNTOWN
COFFEYVILLE...THE TWISTER KILLED 3 AND INJURED 20.  EACH
TORNADO CAUSED AROUND $500,000 DAMAGE.

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