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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wichita KS
600 AM CST Wed Jan 18 2017

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

In 1987, a winter storm in the South Central United
States buried Oklahoma City with 8 inches of snow, their
highest total since 1948.  Snowfall totals in Oklahoma
ranged up to 13 inches at Gage with drifts 5 feet high!
Roof collapses across the state resulted in $7 million
damage.

&&

In 1857, a winter storm swept the East Coast as
temperatures fell to near zero from Virginia northward.
Around 1 foot of snow buried much of the region.
Richmond Virginia was cut off from Washington D.C.  for a
week.

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