Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
600 AM MDT THU JUL 24 2014

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

IN 1994, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CREATED A 6 MILE WIDE BY 19 MILE LONG
SWATH OF DAMAGE WHEN HAIL THE SIZE OF BASEBALLS FELL ACROSS THE AREA FROM
JUST NORTH OF BENKELMAN TO THE KANSAS AND NEBRASKA STATE LINE. PROPERTY
DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT $2.8 MILLION WITH NEARLY $7 MILLION IN CROP DAMAGE.
BASEBALL SIZE HAIL WAS ALSO REPORTED IN SHERMAN COUNTY AND WICHITA COUNTY.

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