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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS  
500 AM MST SAT FEB 23 2019  
   
..ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY
 
 
IN 1935, A DUST STORM EXTENDED FROM THE EASTERN PLAINS OF COLORADO TO  
HAYS, KANSAS. THE BLOWING DUST ARRIVED IN GOODLAND, KANSAS, AROUND  
7:30 PM IN THE EVENING AND LASTED MOST OF THE NIGHT. IT COVERED  
HOUSES AND BUSINESSES WITH FINE DIRT.  
 
IN 1977, A DUST STORM MOVED ACROSS CHEYENNE COUNTY, COLORADO.  
UNOFFICIAL REPORTS OF 90 MPH WIND GUSTS BLEW DURING THE NIGHT. DIRT  
DRIFTED INTO RIPPLES OVER YARDS, AND FENCE ROWS WERE FILLED WITH  
DIRT. MANY HOMES WERE ALSO FILLED WITH DIRT AS THE DUST SIFTED  
THROUGH CREVICES IN DOORS AND WINDOW SILLS.  
 

 
 
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