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Déjà vu

County hit by second spring blizzard


April 18, 2019

Jeff Moberg

Sundance found itself (and himself) blanketed under nearly a foot of wet snow last week as a second spring storm blew through the area on Wednesday.

Like an aftershock of the blizzard that hit five weeks ago, snow and wind once again rolled through Crook County last week – on the same day of the week, bringing a similar deluge of snow and strong winds to keep it moving, and lasting for a similar period of time.

This time, though, the storm was preceded by thunder, lightning and several hours of rainfall and its span covered northeast Wyoming and northwest South Dakota. Sundance and its surrounds experienced an estimated 12 inches of snow falling over a 36-hour period, while the National Weather Service reports 22.3 inches north of Hul...

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