Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
500 AM MST MON DEC 15 2014

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

IN 1964, HIGH WINDS RAKED METRO DENVER CAUSING CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE.
WIND GUSTS TO 81 MPH WERE RECORDED AT ROCKY FLATS, NORTHWEST OF
DENVER, 94 MPH AT JEFFERSON COUNTY AIRPORT, NEAR BROOMFIELD, 48
MPH IN DOWNTOWN BOULDER, AND 70 MPH IN LITTLETON. A MAN WORKING
ON CONSTRUCTION IN DOWNTOWN DENVER DIED FROM INJURIES, AFTER BEING
STRUCK BY A 5 FOOT BY 8 FOOT SECTION OF PLANK RUNWAY BLOWN BY THE
STRONG WINDS. SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE BLOWN DOWN BY THE STRONG WINDS
OR HIT BY FLYING OBJECTS. BUILDINGS, ROADS, TREES AND POWER
EQUIPMENT WERE DAMAGED. ROADS WERE CLOSED EAST OF DENVER DUE TO
BLOWING DUST.

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