Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

IN 2007...TRAGEDY STRUCK GREENSBURG WHEN A HORRIFIC EF5
TORNADO...POSSESSING A TRACK 26 MILES LONG AND BETWEEN
ONE AND A HALF AND TWO MILES WIDE...LEVELED THE TOWN OF
AROUND 1,500 PEOPLE.  THE MONSTROUS VORTEX KILLED
11...INJURED 63...AND CAUSED AROUND $250 MILLION DAMAGE.
IN 1922...TWO TORNADOES STRUCK AUSTIN TEXAS JUST 5
MINUTES APART.THE SECOND TWISTER...A VIOLENT
F4...KILLED 12...INJURED 50...AND CAUSED $500,000 DAMAGE.
THE FIRST TORNADO...AN F2 THAT INJURED 5...NEARLY STRUCK
THE CAPITOL BUILDING.

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