Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

IN 1987...A STORM SYSTEM SPREAD HEAVY SNOW ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PLAINS WHILE MONSTROUS SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TORE
THROUGH PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.  SNOWFALLS REACHED
AROUND ONE AND HALF FEET IN SYDNEY NEBRASKA...WHILE
BASEBALL SIZED HAIL BOMBED STRINGTOWN AND ATOKA OKLAHOMA.

&&

IN 1969...A RECORD SETTING SNOWSTORM IN MAINE FINALLY
ENDED BUT NOT UNTIL 2 TO 4 FEET OF SNOW BURIED MOST OF
THE STATE.  THE EVENT WAS HIGHLIGHTED BY PHENOMENAL 4.5
TO 5 FOOT ACCUMULATIONS THAT OVERWHELMED WEST FORKS!

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