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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
259 AM MDT WED AUG 13 2014

...TODAY IN METRO DENVER WEATHER HISTORY...

8-13  IN 1875...CLOUDS OF GRASSHOPPERS WERE SEEN FLYING THROUGH
        THE AIR ON THE PREVAILING WINDS DURING EACH DAY.
12-13 IN 1975...HEAVY RAINS CAUSED FLASH FLOODING ALONG THE
        FOOTHILLS FROM DENVER NORTH.  THUNDERSTORM RAINFALL
        TOTALED 1.56 INCHES AT STAPLETON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
      IN 2004...A BRIEF COOL SPELL RESULTED IN TWO DAILY
        TEMPERATURE RECORDS.  THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 49
        DEGREES WAS A RECORD MINIMUM FOR THE 12TH...AS WAS
        THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 48 DEGREES ON THE 13TH.
13    IN 1959...THUNDERSTORM WINDS GUSTED TO 53 MPH AT STAPLETON
        AIRPORT.
      IN 1983...THUNDERSTORMS DUMPED TORRENTIAL RAIN IN NORTHGLENN...
        THORNTON...AND BROOMFIELD.  NORTHGLENN WAS DRENCHED WITH
        1.72 INCHES IN 30 MINUTES.  STREET FLOODING WAS WIDESPREAD.
        HAIL...AS LARGE AS 3/4 INCH IN DIAMETER...WAS REPORTED
        7 MILES NORTHEAST OF BOULDER ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN WHICH
        CAUSED SOME STREET FLOODING.
      IN 2000...LIGHTNING SPARKED 3 SMALL GRASS FIRES NEAR GOLDEN.
        THE FIRES WERE QUICKLY CONTAINED.  HAIL AS LARGE AS 3/4
        INCH IN DIAMETER FELL IN CASTLE ROCK.

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