Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT SAT AUG 15 2015

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

IN 2008, VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRED DURING THE MID TO LATE
AFTERNOON IN EASTERN COLORADO, RESULTING IN RAPID RUNOFF AND LOW
LAND AND COUNTY ROAD FLOODING OVER EXTREME NORTH CENTRAL KIT CARSON
AND EXTREME SOUTHERN YUMA COUNTIES.  AN OBSERVER REPORTED 5.35
INCHES OF RAIN IN 90 MINUTES, LEADING TO NUMEROUS FLOODED BASEMENTS
AND MANY COUNTY ROADS BECOMING IMPASSIBLE. THIS PRECIPITATION FELL
ON ALREADY SATURATED SOILS AFTER A WEEK OF HEAVY RAIN EPISODES.

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