July 23: On this day in 2005, Chadron recorded its greatest daily rainfall ever for July when
2.72 inches fell on the city. Also on this day in 1942 Chadron recorded its warmest
daily low temperature on record when the temperature only fell to 82 degrees.
July 24: On this date in 2011 a severe thunderstorm brought heavy rain and large hail in
and around Cheyenne, with hail up to 1 1/2 inches in diameter reported.
On this day in 1999 a thunderstorm produced lightning which killed two hikers
near Medicine Bow Peak.
July 25: On this day in 1998 thunderstorms produced 2 to 3 inches of rain over parts of
Banner and Cheyenne counties of the Nebraska panhandle, with local amounts
around 4.5 inches. This produced flash flooding which closed some county
roads, and put 6-18 inches of water on some streets in Sidney, Nebraska.
July 26: On this day in 2003, Rawlins, Wyoming recorded its last of 16 consecutive days
with highs of at least 90 degrees.
On this day in 1993 a tornado moved along a 4 mile track across parts of northwest
Scottsbluff. The tornado destroyed a furniture store and about 8 homes, and caused
about 3 million in damage.
July 27: Normally a fairly dry location, Shirley Basin, Wyoming recorded 1.66 inches of rain on
this day in 1982. Also on this day in 1970, Sidney, Nebraska was soaked with 2.57
inches of rain.
July 28: Hail up to 1.75 inches in diameter fell near Potter, Nebraska, on this day in 1990,
and accumulated up to 6 inches deep.
Kimball, Nebraska, recorded its last of 30 consecutive days with a high of at least
90 degrees on this day back in 1901.
July 29: On this day in 1990, thunderstorms produced 3 to 4 inches of rain in Pine Bluffs,
Wyoming, which flooded streets and some basements.
On this day in 1939, Alliance, Nebraska, recorded its last of 22 consecutive days
with highs of at least 90 degrees.Return to News Archive