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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
259 AM MDT SAT JUN 28 2014

...TODAY IN METRO DENVER WEATHER HISTORY...

28    IN 1873...THERE WAS A GREAT DEAL OF SMOKE OVER THE CITY FROM
        FOREST FIRES IN THE MOUNTAINS.
      IN 1875...SMOKE FROM FOREST FIRES IN THE FOOTHILLS SOUTH OF
        DENVER WERE VISIBLE FROM THE CITY.
      IN 1913...AN APPARENT DRY MICROBURST PRODUCED SOUTHWEST WINDS
        SUSTAINED TO 44 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 48 MPH IN THE CITY.
      IN 1925...A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED NORTH WINDS SUSTAINED TO
        38 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 44 MPH.
      IN 1958...A MICROBURST CAUSED A BRIEF WIND GUST TO 58 MPH AT
        STAPLETON AIRPORT.
      IN 1964...LIGHTNING STRUCK SEVERAL HOMES IN METRO DENVER...
        SPARKING FIRES.  SOME FLOODING OCCURRED IN THE STOCKYARDS
        AREA...AT WEST 45TH AVENUE AND ST. PAUL STREET...AND ALONG
        HARVARD GULCH.
      IN 1997...STRONG MICROBURST WINDS OF UNKNOWN SPEED DOWNED
        SEVERAL TREES...SIGNS...AND AT LEAST ONE LIGHT POLE IN THE
        FORT LUPTON AREA.  TWO TREES KNOCKED OVER BY THE STORM
        DOWNED POWER LINES CAUSING SCATTERED OUTAGES.
      IN 2002...A THUNDERSTORM WIND GUST TO 60 MPH WAS RECORDED IN
        PARKER.
      IN 2005...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED WIND GUSTS TO 66 MPH
        NEAR LONGMONT AND TO 60 MPH NEAR NIWOT.  NO DAMAGE WAS
        REPORTED.  A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED A WIND GUST TO 55 MPH
        AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DURING THE AFTERNOON.

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