Jun 4: Today is the day with the highest frequency of measurable precipitation in
Scottsbluff. Measurable precipitation has been recorded on this day of the
year 55 times since 1893, or about 46% of the time.
Rare June snowfalls occurred in Cheyenne on this day in 1937 and in 1892.
Snowfall amounts of 3.0 inches and 8.0 inches were recorded, respectively.
Jun 5: On this date in 2009 a tornado moved across extreme southern portions
of Goshen county. Little damage occurred as the tornado moved over open
country but was observed and intensely studied by the VORTEX chase teams.
Cheyenne’s most recent June snowfall and freeze occurred on this day in 1998.
The lowest temperature reached 32 degrees while 0.6 inch of snow fell.
On this day in 1996 a tornado caused extensive damage to two farms about 5
miles north of Bridgeport, Nebraska.
A severe thunderstorm produced wind gusts to 70 mph at the Scotts Bluff county
airport on this day in 1991.
Jun 6: On this day in 1993, a severe thunderstorm produced 1.75 inch diameter hail in
Morrill, Nebraska, breaking numerous windows, while about 2 inches of rain
fell east of Lyman, Nebraska.
On this day in 2012 a tornado tracked from west of Wheatland
south-southeastward to northeast of Chugwater. The tornado was about 1/4
mile at times and destroyed about 5 houses. Hail up to 4 inches in diameter also
fell from the parent thunderstorm.
Jun 7: On this date in 2011 severe thunderstorms moved across parts of east central
Wyoming into the Nebraska panhandle and produced very large hail and a few
tornadoes. Hail up to 4 inches in diameter fell near Morrill, Nebraska while a
tornado touched down on the far east side of Scottsbluff and moved to near
Mc Grew, Nebraska causing some damage.
On this day in 1953, Scottsbluff received its greatest daily precipitation on record
when 3.18 inches of rain deluged the city. 2.74 inches of rain also fell in Scottsbluff
on this day in 1925.
Cheyenne received 7.0 inches of snow on this day in 1889.
Today is the average last freeze date in spring for Laramie, Wyoming.
Jun 8: On this day in 1996, lightning knocked off a chimney from a house and split a tree
On this day in 1968 a severe thunderstorm produced hail up to 5 inches in diameter
near Pine Bluffs, Wyoming.
Jun 9: On this day in 1991 a tornado struck the town of Minatare, Nebraska, just southeast
of Scottsbluff. 20 homes were destroyed with 30 others damaged along its 4 mile track.
Damage estimates exceeded 2 ½ million.
Jun 10: On this date last year in 2009 severe thunderstorms produced hail, flash flooding and a
few small tornadoes over parts of Scotts Bluff and Morrill counties. Hail near a foot in
depth accumulated in a couple areas due to the slow movement of the storms.
On this day in 1986, thunderstorms brought over 2 inches of rain to much of the central
part of the Nebraska panhandle, with Kimball recording 2.52 inches of rain.
3.30 inches of rain fell in Bridgeport, Nebraska,on this day in 1965, while 2.54
inches of rain fell in Lusk, Wyoming, on this day in 1941.Return to News Archive