Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
500 AM MST FRI FEB 13 2015

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

IN 1892, THE GOODLAND ARTIFICIAL RAIN COMPANY WAS CHARTERED.
THIS WAS THE THIRD COMPANY THAT FORMED IN GOODLAND TO PRODUCE RAIN
DURING A PERIOD OF DROUGHT. THE COMPANIES SOUGHT CONTRACTS WITH
COMMUNITIES TO PRODUCE RAIN DURING THE SPRING AND SUMMER MONTHS.
ADJUSTED FOR CURRENT INFLATION, THE COMPANIES PROMISED SEASONAL RAIN
FOR APPROXIMATELY 50 THOUSAND DOLLARS. AFTER MANY ATTEMPTS THE RAIN
COMPANIES CEASED BY 1895.

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