Area Weather History for March 19-25
Mar. 19: The blizzard of 2003 drew to a close on this day after leaving 1 to 2
feet of snow from far southeast Wyoming into the high plains of
Colorado. Cheyenne recorded a total snowfall of 18.5 inches with
drifts over 7 feet high.
Mar. 20: On this day in 1987 a winter storm brought 11.0 inches of snow to
Mar. 21: On this day in 1944 a winter storm ended after producing 8.0 inches
of snow at Kimball, Nebraska, and 7.5 inches in Cheyenne. It also
snowed 7.0 inches in Kimball on this day in 1981.
Mar. 22: High winds blew across the area on this day in 1995 with Cheyenne
recording a peak gust of 70 mph.
Mar. 23: A moist storm system brought some heavy snows to mainly higher
elevations of southeast Wyoming on this date last year. Cheyenne
and Chugwater measured about 8 inches of snowfall while one to
two feet of snow fell over the mountains.
Another day with high winds occurred on this day in 1994 with a gust of
75 mph recorded in Cheyenne.
Today is the earliest day of the year in which the temperature has never
fallen below zero in Scottsbluff. This is not to be confused with the latest
day of the year that the temperature did fall below zero, which is April
Mar. 24: On this day in 1920 a 10.0 inch snowfall occurred in Scottsbluff, Neb.
Mar. 25: On this day in 1959 a winter storm brought Kimball, Nebraska its greatest
one-day snowfall with 18.0 inches. The same storm also produced 12Return to News Archive
inches of snow in Scottsbluff, and 4.2 inches in Cheyenne.