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Office: GLD NOUS43 KGLD 151201 PNSGLD Public Information Statement National Weather Service Goodland KS 500 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017 ...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY... In 1964, high winds raked metro Denver causing considerable damage. Wind gusts to 81 mph were recorded at Rocky Flats, northwest of Denver, 94 mph at Jefferson County Airport, near Broomfield, 48 mph in downtown Boulder, and 70 mph in Littleton. A man working on construction in downtown Denver died from injuries, after being struck by a 5 foot by 8 foot section of plank runway blown by the strong winds. Several people were blown down by the strong winds or hit by flying objects. Buildings, roads, trees and power equipment were damaged. Roads were closed east of Denver due to blowing dust. $$ NOUS43 KGLD 161200 PNSGLD Public Information Statement National Weather Service Goodland KS 500 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017 ...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY... In 2000, high winds were common across northwest Kansas for almost 3 days in a row. A strong cold frontal passage increased wind gusts on the 17th, followed by gusts to near 75 mph on the 18th. Considerable blowing dust resulted in near zero visibilities in many places. The combination of high winds and blowing dust made travel difficult, and even closed down a few highways on the afternoon of the 18th. In addition, accidents were reported and 2 people were injured during the event. $$
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Office: ICT NOUS43 KICT 151200 PNSICT KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-151600- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Wichita KS 600 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017 ...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY... In 1987, a winter storm hit the Great Lakes Region, intensifying explosively as it crossed Northern Illinois. High winds, with gusts that reached around 75 mph, and heavy snow produced a severe blizzard in Southeast Wisconsin and Northern Illinois, where most areas were buried under 12 to 17 inches of snow. The barometric pressure in Chicago dropped three quarters of an inch in 6 hours to a low of 28.96 inches, the lowest barometric pressure on record for the Windy City in December. O'Hare International was closed for only the 4th time in 20 years. $$ Auto NOUS43 KICT 161200 PNSICT KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-161600- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Wichita KS 600 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017 ...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY... In 1989, 57 cities from the Southern and Central Plains to the Appalachians reported record low temperatures. North Platte Nebraska plunged to 17 below zero. Many areas from the Great Lakes to Northern New England were snowed under by accumulations from one and a half to two and a half feet. && In 1988, Fairbanks Alaska reported record warm temperatures. The high was a balmy 41 degrees which was 43 degrees above normal. $$ Auto