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By Don Ogle 

Sidney dodges severe weather


Sidney and Cheyenne County have seen the benefits of storms that brewed up Wednesday evening and into Thursday, but as of Thursday morning had yet to see much damage despite the severity seen in parts of the region.

Tornado sirens in Sidney blared Wednesday evening after the National Weather Service in Cheyenne detected rotation on radar - the type of rotation that NWS Meteoroligist Chad Hahn said can produce tornados.

“Fortunately, this one did not,” Hahn said. The decision to issue a tornado warning, he said, was a move on the side of caution because quickly developing storms often do...

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