Area Weather History for November 26-December 2

Nov 26:  A winter storm system began to move across the region on this day in 1983.
               It produced heavy snow over much of far southeast Wyoming and the southern
               Nebraska panhandle before ending on November 27th. Total snowfall from
               the storm included 17. 3 inches in Cheyenne, 16. 4 inches in Laramie, around
               9 inches in Scottsbluff and Kimball, and 7 inches in Alliance.
 
               High winds swept across the area on this day in 1977, with a peak gust of 76
               mph recorded in Cheyenne.
 
               On this date in 1924 Scottsbluff recorded its first measurable snow of that
               season, the latest first measurable snow of any season for Scottsbluff.

               An extremely cold airmass covered the area on this day in 1896. Kimball
               recorded their coldest November temperature on record with a low of 18
               degrees below zero.
 
Nov 27:  Bitterly cold arctic air covered the region on this day in 1919. Cheyenne
               recorded a high for that day of 4 degrees below zero, which still remains the
               earliest day of the season that the temperature remained below zero in
               Cheyenne.
 
               The 1896 arctic air outbreak continued to keep the region extremely cold on
               this day. Scottsbluff equaled their lowest November temperature on record
               with a low of 21 degrees below zero.  
 
Nov 28:  A winter storm brought heavy snows to parts of the area on this day in 2004.
               Cheyenne was covered with 9.7 inches of snow while 8.6 inches of snow fell
               in Scottsbluff. 10 inches of snow also fell around Bridgeport, Nebraska.
 
Nov 29: The 2004 winter storm brought near record cold temperatures to the region on
               this day. Some lows included -8 at Scottsbluff, -3 at Cheyenne, -9 at Rawlins,
               and -12 at both Laramie and Shirley basin, WY.
 
Nov 30: On this day in 1939 no precipitation fell in Scottsbluff. The same was true for
               the rest of November. That put November 1939 in the record books as the driest
               month on record for Scottsbluff with absolutely no precipitation recorded, not
               even a trace. It is the only month on record in Scottsbluff with no precipitation
               officially recorded.
 
               Cheyenne recorded the last of 15 consecutive days that the temperature remained
               below freezing on this day in 1880. Also on this day in 1970 Cheyenne recorded
               a wind gust of 74 mph.     
 
Dec   1: A powerful winter storm began to produce heavy snows across mainly the
               Nebraska Panhandle on this day in 1978. By the time it ended on December 2nd,
               10 to 15 inches of snow had been produced across many areas. Scottsbluff
               recorded a total of 11.5 inches of snow while around 15 inches was reported
               around Bridgeport, Nebraska.

Dec   2: Scottsbluff was covered by 7.5 inches of snow on this day in 1921, while on this
               day in 1913, 7 inches of snow fell onto Scottsbluff.


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