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
                 Douglas, Wyoming.
                
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
                 20th, 1966.    
           
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 12
                 inches of snow in Scottsbluff, and 4.2 inches in Cheyenne.


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