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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Goodland KS
600 AM MDT Wed Aug 30 2017

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

In 2010, afternoon thunderstorms developed and moved northeast
across Red Willow County in southwest Nebraska.  An apparent
microburst at McCook, Nebraska, resulted in a small area of damage.
A peak wind gust of 59 mph occurred at the airport, but damage in
town occurred from an estimated 80 mph wind gust. A 6000 square foot
section of roof was torn from the local lumber yard and the sheet
metal wrapped around and damaged several vehicles, causing severe
body and tire damage. A nearby car dealership also sustained damage
and winds were strong enough to topple a light pole.

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