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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
601 AM CST WED FEB 8 2012

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

IN 1987...A SEVERE BLIZZARD ROARED THROUGH THE GREAT
LAKES.	GUSTS REACHED AROUND 85 MPH AT JANESVILLE
WISCONSIN.  AROUND 1 FOOT OF WIND WHIPPED SNOW BURIED
CLEVELAND...AND NORTH WINDS OF 50 TO 70 MPH RAISED THE
LEVELS OF SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN AROUND 2
FEET...PRODUCING 12 TO 18 FOOT WAVES THAT CAUSED 7
MILLION DOLLARS DAMAGE TO THE CHICAGO SHORELINE! IT WAS
THE WORST DAMAGE CAUSED BY SHORELINE FLOODING AND EROSION
IN THE HISTORY OF THE WINDY CITY...WHICH TRULY LIVED UP
TO ITS NICKNAME THAT DAY.  

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IN 1835...A HISTORIC COLD WAVE OVERWHELMED THE SOUTHEAST
AS JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA TUMBLED TO 8 DEGREES WHILE
SAVANNAH GEORGIA FELL TO ZERO.

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