Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT TUE MAY 12 2015

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

IN 1995, INTERMITTENT TORNADO DAMAGE OCCURRED ACROSS THOMAS COUNTY
KANSAS INCLUDING A FARM RESIDENCE AND STORAGE BUILDINGS ROOFS TORN
OFF, HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICITY TOWERS DESTROYED, IRRIGATION RIGS
OVERTURNED, AND TREES SNAPPED. EXTENSIVE CROP DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT
3.5 MILLION DOLLARS RESULTED FROM THE TORNADO, HIGHS WINDS, AND
LARGE HAIL. THE TORNADO MOVED NEARLY DUE EAST AT 25 MPH AND ENTERED
SHERIDAN COUNTY. ONE WOMAN WAS SLIGHTLY INJURED WHILE IN HER HOME
DURING THE TORNADO. A MOBILE HOME WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED.

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