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Mar 26, 1913
The Ohio River Basin flood reached a climax. Ten inch rains
over a wide area of the Ohio River Basin inundated cities in
Ohio, drowning 467 persons. The Miami River at Dayton reached a
level eight feet higher than ever before. The flood, caused by
warm weather and heavy rains, was the second most deadly of
record for the nation.
IN 1989...Thunderstorms that moved into south-central Kansas from
northwest Oklahoma produced considerable lightning activity in
Clark and Comanche counties. Many range fires were started when
lightning struck the very dry grass in the region. Several
cattle were lost in the fires along with some fences and
corrals. An estimated 7,000 acres of land was burned in the two
IN 1991...High winds caused damage to homes across Kansas. Winds
gusted over 80 mph in the southwest, and gusted to between 60 and
70 mph across the rest of the state. Roofs were torn off in the
Dodge City and Garden City areas, and several cars and homes were
damaged in the Fort Scott area. Total damage estimate from the
high wind episode was 1.5 million dollars.
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