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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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

IN 1935...LIKELY THE MOST VIOLENT HURRICANE EVER TO
STRIKE THE UNITED STATES...THE INFAMOUS LABOR DAY
HURRICANE ROARED THROUGH THE FLORIDA KEYS WITH SUSTAINED
WINDS AROUND 200 MPH.  THE HURRICANE UNLEASHED A 15 FOOT
STORM SURGE...WAVES AROUND 30 FEET HIGH...KILLED 408
PEOPLE...AND CAUSED AROUND $6 MILLION DAMAGE.  THE
BAROMETRIC PRESSURE AT LONG KEY FLORIDA DROPPED TO 26.35
INCHES...THE LOWEST BAROMETRIC PRESSURE EVER RECORDED IN
THE UNITED STATES.  IN 2000...SALINA RECORDED THEIR
HOTTEST TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER...WHEN THE
MERCURY SOARED TO A SIZZLING 110 DEGREES.  IN 2000...THE
HIGH TEMPERATURE IN WICHITA REACHED A SWELTERING 108
DEGREES.  THIS TIED SEPTEMBER 3RD...1947 FOR THE HOTTEST
TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED IN WICHITA IN SEPTEMBER.

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