Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

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

IN 1989...EARLY MORNING THUNDERSTORMS DRENCHED PARTS OF
SOUTHERN NEBRASKA WITH 4 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN.  IN THE
SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE STATE...4.65 INCHES DRENCHED
PARTS OF NEMAHA COUNTY...WHILE IN EXTREME SOUTHWEST
NEBRASKA...MCCOOK MEASURED 4.50 INCHES.

&&

IN 1988...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TORE THROUGH NEW YORK
STATE AND VERMONT.  A TORNADO STRUCK HECTOR NEW
YORK...KILLING ONE PERSON...WHILE IN VERMONT...TENNIS
BALL SIZED HAIL PUMMELED THE TOWN OF BRANDON AND 80 MPH
GUSTS WHIPPED THROUGH LYNDONVILLE.  IN 1959...AN AIR
FORCE PILOT BAILED OUT OF HIS JET AT AN ALTITUDE OF
46,000 FEET INTO A VIOLENT THUNDERSTORM...AND LIVED TO
TELL ABOUT IT! WHAT WOULD NORMALLY HAVE BEEN ABOUT A 13
MINUTE DESCENT TOOK AROUND 45 MINUTES.

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