Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT TUE JUN 16 2015

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

IN 2006, A LINE OF INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO
AND PROGRESSED INTO NORTHWEST KANSAS AND SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. THE STORMS PRODUCED 3 TORNADOES, FLOODING AND INTENSE
OUTFLOW WINDS OF 70 TO 90 MPH. SIGNIFICANT TREE AND POWER LINE DAMAGE
OCCURRED ACROSS THE REGION, WITH NUMEROUS REPORTS OF DAMAGED OR
OVERTURNED AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION SYSTEMS. ONE BRIEF TORNADO DAMAGED A FEW
BUSINESSES JUST WEST OF HIGHWAY 27 AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70 IN THE CITY
OF GOODLAND. A METAL FRAME DOOR WAS RIPPED OFF ITS HINGES AND FLUNG 150 FEET
ACROSS THE HIGHWAY, WHILE A LARGE DUMPSTER WAS ROLLED 150 YARDS INTO A FIELD.

IN 2011, WIND GUSTS ESTIMATED AT 90 MPH RESULTED IN DAMAGE NORTH OF STRATTON,
COLORADO. A GRAIN BIN, BARN AND AN UNOCCUPIED TRAILER HOME WERE SEVERELY DAMAGED
IN ADDITION TO SEVERAL VEHICLES AND LIGHT POLES. WEST OF KIRK, COLORADO, A
BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION WAS BLOWN DOWN BY STRONG WINDS ESTIMATED NEAR 85 MPH.

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