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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Goodland KS
600 AM MDT Sat Jun 03 2017

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

In 1959, thunderstorms in northwest Kansas produced up to 18
inches of hail near Selden during the early evening. Crops were
completely destroyed and total damage from the storm was about
five hundred thousand dollars. Hail fell for a record 85 minutes.
The temperature dropped from near 80 degrees prior to the storm to
38 degrees at the height of the storm.

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