Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

IN 1980...A RECORD 42 CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF 100 DEGREE PLUS
HEAT FINALLY ENDED AT DALLAS FORT WORTH AIRPORT.
HOWEVER...THE D F W METROPLEX WOULD GET TORCHED BY 19
MORE DAYS OF TRIPLE DIGIT TEXAS HEAT IN AUGUST 1980...OF
WHICH 12 OCCURRED CONSECUTIVELY FROM THE 16TH TO THE
27TH.  THE HORRIFIC HEAT WAVE OF 1980 CONTRIBUTED TO
AROUND 1,200 DEATHS NATIONALLY AND AN ESTIMATED $20
BILLION DAMAGE.

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