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Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

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

IN 1996, A WELL PHOTOGRAPHED AND VIDEOGRAPHED TORNADO PICKED UP A
LARGE AMOUNT OF DIRT FROM A FIELD WHERE A FARMER HAD BEEN PLOWING
5 MILES NORTH OF COLBY KANSAS. THE TORNADO FIRST MOVED EAST FOR
ABOUT A HALF MILE AND THEN TURNED TO THE SOUTH SOUTHWEST FOR 2 AND
A HALF MILES. THE TORNADO DISSIPATED JUST AFTER CROSSING HIGHWAY
25. THE TORNADO DAMAGED A CORN FIELD, AN IRRIGATION SPRINKLER
SYSTEM, AND A THREE WHEEL ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE. THE TORNADO COULD
BE SEEN FROM 20 TO 30 MILES AWAY.

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