Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
500 AM MST SUN FEB 15 2015

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

IN 1984, GOODLAND WAS STRUCK BY A SNOW STORM THAT BROUGHT 5 INCHES
OF SNOW. NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH
ACCOMPANIED THE SNOWFALL. THIS WAS THE FIRST OF TWO BLIZZARDS TO
STRIKE GOODLAND IN A THREE DAY PERIOD.

IN 1993, A WINTER STORM PILED 6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS
NORTHWEST KANSAS CLOSING SCHOOLS AND INTERSTATE 70. STRONG WINDS
CAUSED BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VERY LOW VISIBILITY ALONG WITH
WINDS CHILLS OF 30 TO 40 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

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