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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
500 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

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

IN 1981, A SNOW STORM BEGAN IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS AND DROPPED
OVER A FOOT OF SNOW IN GOODLAND. MOST OF THE SNOW CAME IN AN 11 HOUR
PERIOD OF NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS. TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TEENS
CAME WITH THE HEAVY SNOW…BUT WINDS REMAINED VERY LIGHT. GOODLAND 
REPORTED THE MOST SNOW FROM THE STORM, WITH MOST OTHER AREAS BETWEEN
3 AND 6 INCHES. THE STORM WAS VERY LOCAL IN NATURE, AS MOST OF 
EASTERN COLORADO SAW LITTLE OR SNOW ACCUMULATION.

IN 1987, A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MOVING OUT OF THE CENTRAL ROCKIES 
SPREAD SNOW ACROSS MUCH OF THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES. A WINDS GUST OF 
64 MILES PER HOUR WAS MEASURED AT GOODLAND KANSAS.

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