Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

IN 1951...A MASSIVE HAILSTORM OCCURRED FROM WALLACE TO
KEARNEY COUNTY IN KANSAS.  THE HAIL CAUSED $6 MILLION
DAMAGE TO CROPS.  IN 1953...AN F4 TORNADO POSSESSING A
TRACK 20 MILES LONG AND AROUND ONE THIRD OF A MILE
WIDE...TORE THROUGH MORTON AND EMMONS COUNTIES OF SOUTH
CENTRAL NORTH DAKOTA.  THE TWISTER KILLED 2 AND INJURED
20.  ONE OF THE DEATHS OCCURRED IN FORT RICE...WHERE A
CATHOLIC CHURCH WAS LEVELED.  ITS PEWS WERE JAMMED 4 FEET
INTO THE GROUND!

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