Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

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

IN 1997...A 2 DAY BLIZZARD INVADED COLORADO WITH SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM 15 AND 30 INCHES AND WHERE
DRIFTS REACHED AROUND 15 FEET! AT DENVER STAPLETON
AIRPORT...NEARLY ONE FOOT OF SNOW...11.8 INCHES...WAS
MEASURED ON THE 24TH WITH AN ADDITIONAL 10 INCHES
MEASURED ON THE 25TH.  THE BLIZZARD FORCED THE CLOSURE OF
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT THAT STRANDED AROUND 4,000
PEOPLE.

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