Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
259 AM MDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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

19-30 IN 1875...GRASSHOPPERS APPEARED IN GREAT NUMBERS AT 10:00 AM
        ON THE 19TH.  THOUSANDS LANDED ON THE GROUND.  THE STREETS
        WERE LITERALLY COVERED WITH THEM.  SWARMS OF GRASSHOPPERS
        WERE SEEN ON EACH DAY.  ALL GARDENS IN THE CITY WERE
        DEVASTATED...AND IN THE COUNTRYSIDE THE GRASSHOPPERS WERE
        VERY DESTRUCTIVE TO RIPENED GRAIN.  ON THE 30TH THE
        GRASSHOPPERS WERE SO NUMEROUS AS TO ALMOST DARKEN THE SUN.
30    IN 1981...60 MPH WINDS WERE REPORTED IN BOULDER.
      IN 2004...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED HAIL AS LARGE AS
        1 INCH IN DIAMETER IN SOUTH AURORA NEAR CHERRY CREEK.

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