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Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
500 AM MST WED FEB 10 2016

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

IN 1979, AN ICE STORM CONTINUED DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
ACROSS SHERMAN COUNTY, KANSAS. AROUND 3:30 AM, A COMMERCIAL
TELEVISION TOWER IN GOODLAND BECAME SO HEAVY WITH ICE THAT IT COLLAPSED.
THE ICE CHANGED TO SNOW DURING THE DAY. ALMOST FIVE INCHES OF SNOW
DELAYED REPAIRS TO THE TOWER, LEAVING MANY RESIDENTS WITHOUT TELEVISION
RECEPTION OF ANY KIND FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

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