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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
305 PM MDT THU MAR 14 2019

...RECORD NON-THUNDERSTORM WIND SPEED AND LOW PRESSURE SET AT
DENVER...

THE COLORADO CLIMATE CENTER AND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOULDER
HAVE DETERMINED THAT NEW RECORDS HAVE BEEN SET FOR NON-THUNDERSTORM
WIND SPEED AND LOW SEA LEVEL PRESSURE AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT DURING THE HISTORIC BLIZZARD OF MARCH 13 2019.

THE HIGHEST WIND SPEED MEASURED DURING THE BLIZZARD WAS 80 MPH AT
1112 AM MDT. THIS IS THE SECOND HIGHEST WIND SPEED EVER RECORDED AT
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THE HIGHEST WIND EVER RECORDED AT
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 97 MPH ON JUNE 18 2013, WHEN A
TORNADO STRUCK THE MEASURING EQUIPMENT.

THE LOWEST PRESSURE RECORDED ON MARCH 13 WAS 979.01 MILLIBARS AT 843
AM MDT, ADJUSTED TO SEA LEVEL. THE PREVIOUS LOW PRESSURE AT DENVER
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 979.9 ON FEBRUARY 25 1998. THE RECORD LOW
SEA LEVEL PRESSURE AT THE FORMER STAPLETON AIRPORT WAS 976.3
MILLIBARS ON FEBRUARY 9, 1960.

RECORDS BEGAN AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KDEN) ON MARCH 1 1995.

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HANSON/WFO BOU
SCHUMACHER/COLORADO STATE CLIMATOLOGIST


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