Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

IN 1988...WHILE 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW BLANKETED MOST OF
EASTERN KANSAS AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA...8 TOWNS IN NORTH
DAKOTA RECORDED NEW RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THE
DATE.  THE HIGH OF 61 IN BISMARCK WAS NOT AMONG THE
RECORD SETTING HIGHS THAT DAY...BUT WAS 22 DEGREES WARMER
THAN THE HIGH OF 39 RECORDED IN CHANUTE.

&&

IN 1962...AN INCREDIBLE STORM RAGED ALONG THE ATLANTIC
COAST...CAUSING AROUND $200 MILLION DAMAGE FROM FLORIDA
TO NEW ENGLAND.  WINDS ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
REACHED 70 MPH...CAUSING 40 FOOT WAVES.  NEARLY 3 FEET OF
SNOW BURIED THE VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS.  THE VIRGINIA
SHORELINE WAS REARRANGED BY HISTORIC TIDAL FLOODING
CAUSED BY THE PERSISTENT DAMAGING WINDS AND SPRING TIDES.

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