ON THIS DAY: in 1998, Casper Saw Record Breaking Inches of Snow
From October 16th to the 17th, in 1998, Casper got a whopping 18.7" of snow. This made the National Weather Service's list of TOP 25 snowstorms in our area since 1937.
Only five other snowstorms have ranked higher:
|1. December 23-24, 1982||31.3"|
|2. April 18-21, 1973||27.9"|
|3. April 30-May 2, 1946||23.2"|
|4. December 1-2, 1982||21.0"|
|5. May 4-7, 1978||18.8"|
Here's What Central Wyoming Looked Like After A Major October Snowstorm
Over the course of two days in early October of 2021 Central Wyoming received anywhere from 8 to 16 inches of wet heavy snow. Here's a look at some of the pictures that you shared with us.
Snow Crushes Wheatland Wyoming Airplane Hangers
This row of hangars goes back many years. Some history was lost under a crush of snow.
March 21st, 2021. A record-breaking snowstorm had shut down most of Wyoming and was not yet done. Below is a gallery of photos as cleanup continues.
One of the small airports in Platte County, Wyoming is Phifer Airfield on Antelope Gap Road, east of Wheatland. Platte County has the Wheatland airport, along with one in Torrington and Guernsey. They were all shut down in the storm.