Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

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

IN 1986...THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED MAJOR FLASH FLOODING IN
LEAVENWORTH KANSAS.  OFFICIALLY...10.37 INCHES OF RAIN
FELL...BUT UNOFFICIAL REPORTS EXCEEDED 12 INCHES.  IN
KANSAS CITY 5.08 INCHES OF RAIN FELL FOR THE
DAY...ESTABLISHING A DAILY RECORD FOR JULY.  IN 1936
NORTH DAKOTA RECORDED ITS HIGHEST STATE TEMPERATURE EVER.
THE MERCURY REACHED AN ASTOUNDING 121 DEGREES.  IT WAS
IN 1936 THAT KANSAS ALSO SET THE STATE RECORD FOR HOTTEST
TEMPERATURE.  ON JULY 18TH...FREDONIA FRIED IN 121 DEGREE
HEAT AND THEN 6 DAYS LATER...ON THE 24TH...ALTON WAS ALSO
TORCHED BY 121 DEGREES.  THE SUMMER OF 1936 IS STILL THE
HOTTEST SUMMER ON RECORD FOR THE UNITED STATES.

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