Cheyenne Sets New Snowfall Record With 4.9 Inches
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The latest round of snowfall in Cheyenne has set a new record.
The National Weather Service says the city got 4.9 inches of snow on Tuesday, breaking the previous record of 4.8 inches for that day set in 1962.
Cheyenne is one city in the midst of one of its top 10 harshest winters according to a winter extremity index created by the National Weather Service. The index is based on cold temperatures and snowfall. Other cities experiencing one of their worst winters include Minneapolis-St. Paul in Minnesota and Louisville, Ky.
The Weather Service says more significant snowfall accumulations are possible in southeastern Wyoming between Friday night and Saturday morning.