Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CST WED JAN 28 2015

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

IN 1987...A WINTER STORM MOVING FROM THE CENTRAL ROCKIES
TO THE NORTHERN PLAINS...PRODUCED UP TO ONE FOOT OF SNOW
IN THE COLORADO ROCKIES.  BOULDER MEASURED A GUST AT
EXACTLY 99 MPH.  THE HIGH WINDS CAUSED $5.6 MILLION
DAMAGE IN COLORADO.  IN 1963...THE LOW TEMPERATURE AT
CYNTHIANA KENTUCKY FELL TO 34 BELOW ZERO.  THIS EQUALED
THE STATE RECORD ESTABLISHED JUST 4 DAYS EARLIER IN
BONNIEVILLE.

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IN 1922 WASHINGTON D.C.  RECORDED ITS GREATEST SNOWFALL
WHEN 21 INCHES IMMOBILIZED THE NATION`S CAPITAL.  THE
WEIGHT OF THE SNOW CAUSED A MOVIE THEATER ROOF TO
COLLAPSE...KILLING 100 PEOPLE.SINCE THE THEATER WAS
NAMED THE KNICKERBOCKER...THIS WINTER EVENT BECAME KNOWN
AS THE KNICKERBOCKER STORM.

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