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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
259 AM MDT SUN AUG 7 2016

...Today in metro Denver weather history...

7     In 1948...a brief west moving tornado was sighted 3 miles
        north-northeast of Stapleton Airport.  The white funnel
        silhouetted against a gray cloud background was very
        narrow...nearly vertical...and estimated at nearly 5 thousand
        feet high.  A dust cloud formed on the ground around the
        funnel.  No damage was reported.
      In 1952...a thunderstorm wind gust to 52 mph was recorded at
        Stapleton Airport.
      In 2014...severe thunderstorms produced large hail across
        western and southern parts of metro Denver.  Near Centenniel
        and Golden...hail up to quarter size was reported.  Near
        Bennett...a peak thunderstorm wind gust to 65 mph was also
        reported.  At Denver International Airport...a peak wind
        gust to 46 mph was recorded.

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