Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

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

IN 1995, A SPRING TIME BLIZZARD BROUGHT HEAVY SNOWS TO PORTIONS
OF THE AREA. LOCATIONS NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER FOUND SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF FIVE TO TEN INCHES. NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO
40 MPH HELPED TO BRING NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
TEMPERATURES DOWN TO 16 DEGREES IN TRIBUNE KANSAS DAMAGED WHEAT IN
A CRITICAL GROWTH STAGE. ESTIMATED CROP DAMAGE WAS TWO AND A HALF
MILLION DOLLARS. TO THE EAST, WARMER TEMPERATURES KEPT THE
PRECIPITATION AS MOSTLY RAIN. NORTON KANSAS ONLY MEASURED A TRACE
OF SNOW.

IN 2001, A STRONG SPRING STORM RESULTED IN DAMAGING WINDS ACROSS
NORTHWEST KANSAS. THE WINDS ESPECIALLY AFFECTED TRAVEL AS BLOWING
DUST CLOSED DOWN ROADS.

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