Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

IN 1926...THE SAME HURRICANE THAT HAD RAVAGED MIAMI ON
SEPTEMBER 18TH RIPPED THROUGH PENSACOLA WITH GUSTS THAT
REACHED 152 MPH.  SUSTAINED WINDS GREATER THAN 100 MPH
WHIPPED THROUGH PENSACOLA FOR 4 HOURS...WHILE SUSTAINED
SPEEDS GREATER THAN 75 MPH WHIP LASHED THE CITY FOR AN
AMAZING 20 HOURS! IN 1918...THE TEMPERATURE IN SALINA
FELL TO 28 DEGREES.  THIS IS THE EARLIEST IN THE SEASON
THAT THE CITY HAS HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE 20S.IN
1845...WHAT WAS BELIEVED TO BE A FAMILY OF TORNADOES
REPORTEDLY COVERING A TRACK 275 MILES LONG EXTENDED FROM
LAKE ONTARIO...ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK...TO LAKE
CHAMPLAIN.  THIS FAMILY OF TORNADOES LEVELED THOUSANDS OF
ACRES OF FOREST IN SPARSELY POPULATED UPSTATE NEW YORK
WITHOUT CAUSING A SINGLE KNOWN FATALITY.

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