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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS  
600 AM MDT THU MAY 24 2018  
   
..ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY
 
 
IN 1994, A RECORD WIND GUST OF 96 MPH WAS MEASURED AT THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND AND ALSO TWO MILES SOUTHWEST IN THE  
WEST PORTION OF GOODLAND ASSOCIATED WITH A THUNDERSTORM. THE WINDS  
DEMOLISHED A COMMERCIAL STORAGE BUILDING, DAMAGED OR DESTROYED  
SEVEN MOBILE HOMES, DOWNED NUMEROUS MATURE TREES AND POWER  
LINES, AND STRIPPED PORTIONS OF MANY ROOFS INCLUDING AT THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. ONE NEARLY NEW VEHICLE SUSTAINED ELEVEN  
THOUSAND DOLLARS DAMAGE FROM BLOWING PEBBLES AND SAND. TOTAL DAMAGE  
WAS ESTIMATED AROUND TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.  
 
IN 1997, HAIL AND WIND DAMAGED 37 THOUSAND ACRES OF WHEAT 20 MILES  
SOUTHWEST OF ST FRANCIS KANSAS.  
 
IN 2011, THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED FLOODING RAINFALL OVER PARTS OF  
YUMA COUNTY COLORADO. MEANWHILE, STORMS OVER WESTERN KANSAS PRODUCED  
MEASURED WIND GUSTS TO 80 MPH AT THE GOODLAND AIRPORT WITH DAMAGE TO  
IRRIGATION PIVOTS, FENCES AND POWER POLES IN THE AREA.  
 

 
 
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