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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
259 AM MDT THU AUG 7 2014

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

7     IN 1948...A BRIEF WEST MOVING TORNADO WAS SIGHTED 3 MILES
        NORTH-NORTHEAST OF STAPLETON AIRPORT.  THE WHITE FUNNEL
        SILHOUETTED AGAINST A GRAY CLOUD BACKGROUND WAS VERY
        NARROW...NEARLY VERTICAL...AND ESTIMATED AT NEARLY 5 THOUSAND
        FEET HIGH.  A DUST CLOUD FORMED ON THE GROUND AROUND THE
        FUNNEL.  NO DAMAGE WAS REPORTED.
      IN 1952...A THUNDERSTORM WIND GUST TO 52 MPH WAS RECORDED AT
        STAPLETON AIRPORT.

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