Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016

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

IN 1899...WHAT MAY WELL HAVE BEEN THE WORST ARCTIC
OUTBREAK ON RECORD BEGAN.  TEMPERATURES IN FORT LOGAN
MONTANA...LOCATED IN WEST CENTRAL MONTANA...FELL INTO A
THERMAL ABYSS WITH A LOW OF 61 BELOW ZERO...WHICH WAS A
STATE RECORD.  A SECOND STATE RECORD WAS SET FOR NEBRASKA
WHEN CAMP CLARK...LOCATED IN THE PANHANDLE...WENT INTO A
DEEP FREEZE WITH A LOW OF 47 BELOW.  THE HISTORIC ARCTIC
INVASION SPREAD INTO KANSAS...AS WICHITA EXPERIENCED
THEIR COLDEST DAY ON RECORD.  THE HIGH WAS 11 BELOW AND
THE LOW WAS 17 BELOW...WHICH PRODUCED A FROST-BITING 14
BELOW ZERO AVERAGE FOR THE DATE.

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