Jun 25: On this day in 2005 a thunderstorm produced 2.39 inches of rain in Kimball,
On this day in 1975 a tornado moved along a 16 mile track over southeastern
Box Butte county near Alliance, and caused about 250 thousand in damage.
Jun 26: The most damaging hailstorm to ever strike Cheyenne county occurred on this
day in 1999. Hail up to baseball size (2.75”) and winds up to 80 mph devastated
much of the western part of the county. Damage to property and crops exceeded
26 million dollars.
Jun 27: On this day in 1999 a severe thunderstorm produced hail as large as baseballs
in and around Scottsbluff. 25 people were reported injured mainly from broken
glass with damage estimated from 55 to 60 million.
On this day in 1955, a strong tornado moved through Scottsbluff along a 26 mile
track. 25 people were injured with 2 fatalities. Damage was about 250 thousand,
significant for that time.
Jun 28: On this day in 1993 a severe thunderstorm produced hail up to 4 inches in diameter
about 8 miles north of Lodgepole, Nebraska.
On this day in 1979 a tornado moved near Lingle, Wyoming, and caused about 2.5
million in damage.
Jun 29: On this day in 1992 severe thunderstorms near Wheatland, Wyoming produced a
few brief tornadoes over open country. Hail up to baseball size was also reported
east of Wheatland.
Jun 30: On this day in 2004 heavy rains over south Cheyenne produced significant
flooding and closed highway 85 for a time. Heavy rain also fell in Scottsbluff
on this day in 1905, with 2.16 inches recorded there.
July 1: On this day in 1998 lightning struck a power line from a substation which resulted
in a loss of power to about one half of the city of Sidney, Nebraska.
On this day in 1994 a microburst over the south side of Cheyenne blew windows
out of 15 cars, with a gust to 59 mph recorded at the Cheyenne airport.Return to News Archive