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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

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

IN 1988...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SPAWNED FIVE TORNADOES IN
NORTH CAROLINA JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  ONE VIOLENT TORNADO
POSSESSED A TRACK 83 MILES LONG AND AROUND 200 YARDS
WIDE.  SPRINTING AT SPEEDS AROUND 50 MPH...THIS POWERFUL
TORNADO RIPPED THROUGH A DENSELY POPULATED SECTION OF
RALEIGH.  THE TORNADO CAUSED FOUR FATALITIES...TWO OF
THEM IN RALEIGH...INJURED 154...AND CAUSED AN ESTIMATED
$77 MILLION DAMAGE.  IN 1960...A SEVERE EARLY SEASON
WINTER STORM PRODUCED WAVES 20 TO 40 FEET HIGH ON LAKE
SUPERIOR.  DULUTH MINNESOTA WAS BURIED UNDER A FOOT OF
SNOW...WITH GUSTS MEASURED AT 73 MPH.  IN 1952...SALINA
SET THEIR ALL-TIME RECORD LOW FOR NOVEMBER WHEN THE
MERCURY PLUNGED TO 5 BELOW ZERO.

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