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Storms Leave Their Mark on Kansas City
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TitleStorms Leave Their Mark on Kansas City
AbstractArticle reviewing the chronology of various storms and other weather-related disasters in Kansas City history back to the 1844 flood (but not including the 1826 flood).
NotesThe following weather disasters are listed and described as striking Kansas City: (1) the 1844 flood on June 14, 1844; (2) the 1886 tornado on May 11, 1886; (3) the 1903 flood starting on May 30, 1903 and lasting about 12 days; (4) the 1951 flood starting on July 13, 1951; (5) the 1957 tornado on May 20, 1957, striking the Ruskin Heights and Hickman Mills neighborhoods and towns of Martin City and Grandview; (6) the 1977 flood on September 12, 1977, mainly on the Country Club Plaza; (7) the 1979 Kemper Arena roof collapse on June 4, 1979, caused by strong winds and heavy rains; (8) the 1993 flood starting on July 10, 1993; and (9) the 1998 flood, a flash flood on October 4, 1998.
DateApril/26/2001
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Kansas City--Disasters, List of
PageF8: 3
Local SubjectDisasters
Floods
Tornadoes
Weather
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID116831
CONTENTdm number24702
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