Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT Thu Apr 28 2016

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

IN 1960...EIGHT STRONG TORNADOES TORE THROUGH CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA.  THE TWO WORST EVENTS WERE F3 VARIANTS.  ONE
POSSESSING A TRACK 10 MILES LONG AND REACHING ONE HALF
MILE WIDE STRUCK THE SOUTH SIDE OF OKLAHOMA CITY WHERE 57
WERE INJURED.  THE SECOND OF THESE TWISTERS POSSESSED A
PATH ONLY 4 MILES LONG BUT ALSO REACHED ONE HALF MILE
WIDE.  IT KILLED A FAMILY OF THREE ON A FARM THAT WAS
DESTROYED THAT WAS LOCATED AROUND 50 MILES EAST OF
OKLAHOMA CITY.

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