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Cheyenne Flood of 1985 30th Anniversary


Updated: 07/31/2015 - Saturday, August 1st 2015 is the 30th anniversary of the Cheyenne Flood of 1985. Flash flooding turned Dry Creek into a raging river, trapping people in their basements and cars. 12 people lost their lives during the devastating storm and 70 people were injured. The storm caused an estimated $65 million dollars worth of damage, making it one of the costliest disasters in Wyoming history.

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Forecast as of Tuesday, August, 4th at 8:51 PM

Tuesday: Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy with showers and storms developing. Storms may produce heavy rain, small hail and gusty winds. Winds will be breezy today out of the west northwest at 15-20 MPH with gusts up to 35 MPH possible. Highs will once again be seasonal with temps in the 80's and 90's.

Tonight: Skies will turn mostly sunny with low temps in the 50's and 60's. Winds will be breezy out of the west northwest at 10-20 MPH.

Wednesday: We will begin to dry out on Wednesday with mostly sunny skies in the morning. A few isolated storms may be possible in the afternoon. Temps will be a few degrees warmer with temps in the mid 80's to low 90's. overnight skies will be mostly clear with lows in the 50's and 60's.

Thursday: A dry day with mostly sunny skies across the viewing area for Thursday. Highs will be in the 80's and 90's. Overnight lows will be in the 50's and 60's under mostly clear skies.
  • Average High: 83°
  • Average Low: 56°
  • Record High/Year: 95° 1979
  • Record Low/Year: 42° 1980
  • Rain Since January 1st: 12.96" (2.46")
  • Snow Since July 1st: 0.0" (0.0")
  • Sunrise: 5:58 AM
  • Sunset: 8:13 PM

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