Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

IN 1926...THE GREAT MIAMI HURRICANE UNLEASHED 138 MPH
WINDS WHICH DROVE OCEAN WATERS INTO BISCAYNE BAY WHERE
135 PEOPLE DROWNED.  THE EYE PASSED DIRECTLY OVER
MIAMI...AT WHICH TIME THE BAROMETRIC PRESSURE DROPPED TO
27.61 INCHES.  TIDES UP TO 12 FEET ACCOMPANIED THE
HURRICANE...WHICH CLAIMED A TOTAL OF 372 LIVES.  IN
1988...A STRONG COLD FRONT PRODUCED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS.  BEHIND THE FRONT...NORTH
WINDS GUSTED TO 92 MPH IN FORT COLLINS COLORADO WHILE 7
TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW BLANKETED THE ROCKIES IN MONTANA.

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