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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS  
600 AM MDT MON APR 12 2021  
   
..ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY
 
 
IN 1941, WHAT MANY PEOPLE CONSIDER TO BE THE WORST NATURAL DISASTER  
TO HIT SHARON SPRINGS, KANSAS, OCCURRED. A TORNADO STRUCK THE SOUTH  
SIDE OF SHARON SPRINGS AROUND 9 PM IN THE EVENING. FIVE PEOPLE WERE  
INJURED AND 12 HOUSES WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED. THE TORNADO  
OVERTURNED 38 RAILROAD CARS. ONE AUTOMOBILE WAS FOUND ONE MILE  
FROM ITS ORIGINAL LOCATION, A PILE OF JUNK. MANY TREES IN THE COMMUNITY  
WERE UPROOTED.  
 

 
 
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