Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT MON SEP 29 2014

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

IN 1927...A TORNADO OUTBREAK OCCURRED FROM OKLAHOMA TO
INDIANA...OF WHICH 11 ACHIEVED F2 OR F3 INTENSITY.  THE
MOST DESTRUCTIVE TWISTER...POSSESSING A PATH 12 MILES
LONG AND AROUND ONE THIRD OF A MILE WIDE...STRUCK ST.
LOUIS AND MADISON ILLINOIS...WHERE 79 PEOPLE WERE
KILLED...550 WERE INJURED...AND $53 MILLION DAMAGE
RESULTED.  IN 1959...AN EARLY WINTER STORM BURIED
COLORADO SPRINGS WITH 20 TO 30 INCHES OF SNOW.

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