Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

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

IN 1989...158 REPORTS OF LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS
WERE RECEIVED ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.  IN NORTHEAST
TEXAS...SOFTBALL SIZED HAIL CAUSED $5 MILLION DAMAGE IN
THE TOWN OF ALLEN.  IN DALLAS...WINDS GUSTED TO 90
MPH...INJURING 8 PEOPLE AND CAUSING $7 MILLION DAMAGE.
THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ALLISON LITERALLY SWAMPED
WINNFIELD LOUISIANA WITH 29.52 INCHES OF RAIN IN SIX DAYS
WHICH HAD BROUGHT THE YEARLY TOTAL TO 62.50 INCHES
THROUGH JULY 2ND.  THE HORRIFIC FLOODING RESULTED IN $560
MILLION DAMAGE...AND 3 PEOPLE DROWNED.

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