Area Weather History for September 10-16.

Sep 10:  Scottsbluff recorded a generous 1.67 inches of rain on this day in 1912, while on this
                day in 1898, Kimball, Nebraska recorded its earliest snowfall on record with 1.0 inch.   

Sep 11:  Scottsbluff recorded its earliest measurable snow on record on this day in 1974 when
                just under an inch (0.8) fell.

                Today has been the average first freeze date over the last 30 years for areas around Elk
                Mountain, Baggs and Centennial. 

Sep 12:  Another 3.0 inches of snow fell on Scottsbluff on this day in 1974 bringing the
                unseasonably early snow total to 3.8 inches.  Saratoga, Wyoming also recorded 4
                inches of snow on this day in 1974.

Sep 13:  On this day in 1993 another unseasonably early snowstorm brought 5.5 inches of
                snow to Cheyenne while producing 2.5 inches in Scottsbluff.

                The shortest time period between freezes (shortest growing season) in Cheyenne
                was set on this day in 1945 with a low of 30 degrees.  The last spring freeze of that
                year was on June 18th, making the period between freezes that year just 86 days.

Sep 14:  On this day in 1994 lightning struck the chimney of Minatare High School in Minatare,
                Nebraska.  The strike caused bricks to be thrown onto adjacent buildings and nearby
                cars.  

                Today has been the average first freeze date over the last 30 years in Laramie and
                Saratoga.

                The shortest time period between freezes (shortest growing season) in Chadron
                was set on this day in 1947 with a low of 31 degrees.  The last spring freeze of that
                year was on June 13th, making the period between freezes that year just 92 days.


Sep 15:  On this day in 2004 heavy rains fell over parts of Cheyenne and Morrill counties of the
                Nebraska panhandle.  The rains started late on the 14th and by the end of the 15th
                amounts from 1.75 to 2 inches fell over an area from Potter to Dalton to Bridgeport.


                The shortest time period between freezes (shortest growing season) in Scottsbluff
                was set on this day in 1947 with a low of 32 degrees.  The last spring freeze of that
                year was on June 13th, making the period between freezes that year just 93 days.


Sep 16:  Rawlins, Wy, recorded its greatest daily precipitation on record on this day in 1965.
                A total of 2.06 inches of precipitation fell, including 14.5 inches of snow!

                The latest 100 degree temperature ever recorded in Scottsbluff was reached on this
                day in 1895 with a high of 100 degrees.



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