Oct 29: The second October winter storm to affect the region in 2009 wound down on
this date. Cheyenne had a 3 day total of 14 inches of snow while Scottsbluff had
a total of 12 inches. This brought Cheyenne's total snowfall for October to 28.2
inches, the snowiest October on record for Cheyenne. Scottsbluff also recorded
their snowiest October on record with a total of 24.9 inches measured.
A storm system brought 3 to 5 inches of snow across much of the Nebraska
panhandle on this day in 1969, with 6.1 inches recorded in Scottsbluff.
Cheyenne measured 5.7 inches of snow on this day in 1926, while on this day in
1923, Chadron was covered with 9.5 inches of snow.
Oct 30: A strong arctic cold front moved across the region on this day in 1991. Scottsbluff
equaled their record for the earliest below zero temperature recorded with a low of
1 degree below zero. Scottsbluff also fell below zero for the first time in fall on this
date in 1925 with a low of 3 below zero.
6.0 inches of snow fell in Scottsbluff on this day in 2002.
Oct 31: The 1991arctic front brought the coldest October temperature on record to
Scottsbluff on this date with a low of 6 degrees below zero. Lows of 8 degrees
below zero were recorded in Alliance, Lusk and Harrison, while Laramie was
chilled to 9 degrees below zero.
Nov 1: The earliest below zero temperature on record for Sidney, Nebraska was recorded
on this day in 2002 with a low of 2 degrees below zero.
Nov 2: Kimball, Nebraska matched their record earliest below zero temperature in Fall
on this day in 1991 with a low of 2 degrees below zero. The other time was on this
day in 1951 with a low of 7 below zero.
9.9 inches of snow blanketed Cheyenne on this day in 1973, while 7.4 inches of
snow fell in Scottsbluff on this day in 1998.
Nov 3: A winter storm produced a foot of snow in Alliance on this day in 1973, while
leaving 6.2 inches in Scottsbluff. The storm produced a two day total of 14.4 inches
in Cheyenne and 10.1 inches in Scottsbluff.
Nov 4: On this day in 1960 a winter storm system brought 3 to 6 inches of snow across the
lower elevations of Carbon and Albany counties, while producing around a foot of
snow over and close to the mountains. 11.0 inches of snow was recorded near
Wheatland, while 14 inches fell at Elk Mountain, Wyoming.Return to News Archive