Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

IN 1983...THE TEMPERATURE IN WICHITA DROPPED TO ZERO
AROUND MIDNIGHT.  IT REMAINED AT OR BELOW ZERO FOR A
RECORD OF 110 HOURS...ENDING AT NOON ON THE 25TH.  IN
1989...AN ARCTIC OUTBREAK OF HISTORIC PROPORTIONS
TIGHTENED IT`S GRIP ON THE NORTHERN PLAINS AS 40 CITIES
SET RECORD LOWS FOR THE DATE.  ONE SUCH LOCATION WAS
HAVRE MONTANA...WHERE THE LOW WAS A FRIGID 44 BELOW ZERO.
DICKINSON...ND HAD A LOW OF 33 BELOW WITH WIND CHILLS
AROUND 85 BELOW ZERO.  AFTER RECORDING A LOW OF 25 BELOW
ZERO...SIOUX FALLS...SD REACHED A HIGH OF ONLY 16 BELOW
ZERO WHICH SET A RECORD COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR
DECEMBER.

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