Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
500 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

IN 1996, A SNOW STORM ACCOMPANIED BY VERY COLD TEMPERATURES
IMPACTED THE TRI STATE AREA. TEMPERATURES IN GOODLAND REMAINED IN
THE SINGLE DIGITS FOR MUCH OF THE STORM. 6 AND A HALF INCHES OF
FLUFFY SNOW FELL AT GOODLAND. HIGH TEMPERATURES JUST THE DAY BEFORE
HAD BEEN AS HIGH AS 65 DEGREES IN PARTS OF THE AREA.

IN 2002, A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE BROUGHT A BAND OF 5 TO 9
INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST KANSAS. THE SNOW BEGAN THE
EVENING OF JANUARY 30TH AND CONTINUED INTO JANUARY 31ST. THE STORM
IMPACTED TRAVEL AND MANY SCHOOLS WERE CLOSED. ALSO, NORTHWEST
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS CREATED SOME BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW.

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