Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

IN 1987...THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND UPPER GREAT
LAKES WERE OVERWHELMED BY A WINTER STORM THAT BURIED
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA WITH 15 TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW.
NORTHWEST WINDS REACHING 40 MPH PRODUCED 6 FOOT DRIFTS
AND NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES.  THERE WERE AROUND 1,000
ACCIDENTS IN MICHIGAN THAT RESULTED IN 35 INJURIES.

&&

IN 1988...DAMAGING WINDS BEHIND A COLD FRONT KILLED 3 IN
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND INJURED 12 IN EASTERN
PENNSYLVANIA...SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY AND MARYLAND.
HAMMONTON NJ AND WASHINGTON...D.C.  BOTH MEASURED 87 MPH
GUSTS.IN 1879...AN EXTRAORDINARY SNOWSTORM OCCURRED IN
A MOST UNUSUAL PLACE: IN THE MIDDLE EAST...WHERE
JERUSALEM RECEIVED 17 INCHES OF SNOW.

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