Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
259 AM MDT SUN AUG 31 2014

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

31    IN 1951...HAIL AS LARGE AS 1 3/4 INCHES IN DIAMETER CAUSED
        AN ESTIMATED 300 THOUSAND DOLLARS DAMAGE IN METRO DENVER.
        HAIL AS LARGE AS 1 1/2 INCHES IN DIAMETER WAS MEASURED
        AT STAPLETON AIRPORT.
      IN 1978...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WINDS TORE THE ROOF OFF AN
        APARTMENT BUILDING IN AURORA...DOWNED TREES...AND DAMAGED
        WINDOWS IN DENVER.  A MICROBURST WIND GUST TO 58 MPH WAS
        RECORDED AT STAPLETON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
      IN 1985...A THUNDERSTORM WIND GUST TO 60 MPH WAS CLOCKED AT
        BUCKLEY FIELD IN AURORA.
      IN 1997...HAIL TO 1 1/4 INCHES IN DIAMETER WAS MEASURED IN
        AURORA.
      IN 2006...A FEMALE POSTAL WORKER WAS STRUCK AND INJURED BY
        LIGHTNING WHILE DELIVERING MAIL IN WESTMINSTER.
      IN 2008...LIGHTNING STRUCK A HOME IN BRIGHTON...DAMAGING THE
        ROOF AND A BEDROOM.  THE DAMAGED TOTALED 20 THOUSAND
        DOLLARS.

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