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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
259 AM MDT SAT OCT 7 2017

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

7     In 1903...north winds were sustained to 40 mph with gusts
        to 48 mph.
      In 1917...post-frontal northwest winds were sustained to
        45 mph with gusts to 52 mph.  Rain was mixed with a
        trace of snow...the first of the season.  Precipitation
        totaled 0.22 inch and included the occurrence of hail...
        even though no thunder was heard.
      In 1950...strong winds caused a power outage in Boulder.
        This was the heaviest windstorm since January.  Damage
        was minor.  Northwest winds gusted to only 35 mph at
        Stapleton Airport.
      In 1985...strong chinook winds buffeted the Front Range
        foothills.  Wind gusts between 60 and 70 mph were
        reported in Boulder and atop Squaw Mountain west of
        Denver.  Southwest winds gusted to 41 mph at Stapleton
        International Airport.
7-8   In 1990...the season`s first snow occurred.  Snowfall
        amounts varied from 3 to 7 inches across metro Denver.
        Snowfall totaled 4.0 inches at Stapleton International
        Airport where north winds gusted to 29 mph.

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