Area Weather History for July 2-8.

July 2: On this day in 1998 severe thunderstorms moved across portions of Morrill
             and Kimball counties of Nebraska and produced winds up to 80 mph in some
             areas. 

July 3: An unusual high wind event struck Cheyenne on this day in 1993, with a peak
             gust of 79 mph recorded.  Amongst other damage the winds ripped off the roof
             of the new grandstand at the fairgrounds. 

July 4: On this date in 2011 scattered severe thunderstorms produced several weak
             tornadoes and some large hail across parts of extreme southeast Wyoming  
             into the southern Nebraska panhandle.  The tornadoes occurred over open
             country.  Strong winds estimated at around 75 mph caused some damage
             around Bridgeport, Nebraska

             On this day in 2001 a severe hailstorm struck Scottsbluff, producing hail up to
             3 inches in diameter.  About 12 people were injured with damage estimated to
             have been about 50 million. 

             On this day in 1915 Cheyenne recorded its coldest temperature on record for
             July when the temperature bottomed out at 33 degrees. 

July 5: On this day in 1895 Scottsbluff recorded its lowest July temperature on record
              with a low of 35 degrees. 

July 6:  On this day in 1994 a severe thunderstorm produced baseball sized hail in
              Bridgeport, Neb., as well as a tornado that destroyed 3 houses northeast of
              Bridgeport. 

              On this same day just two years earlier, in 1992, the Bridgeport area was struck
              by severe storms that produced hail up to 3 inches in diameter just north of town.

 July 7: On this day in 1998 Scottsbluff was deluged with 1.67 inches of rain. 

              Hot temperatures covered much of the region on this day in 1989, with highs of
              109 degrees recorded at Scottsbluff and near Chadron.  A high of 103 was
              recorded near Wheatland, Wy while a high of 102 was recorded near Alliance,
              Nebraska.

July 8:  On this day in 1961 a thunderstorm dropped 2.29 inches of rain on Kimball,
              Nebraska.  



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