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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Storm Keeps First Responders Busy

 

April 17, 2019



On Wednesday afternoon, April 10, the anticipated repeat blizzard arrived in Western Nebraska, dropping snow, reducing visibility and closing roads.

The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office was kept busy keeping people safe in the storm. Some of the exceptional busyness was a result of drivers circumventing road barriers or trying to use an alternative way around a closed road, which then made things worse.

Wednesday afternoon, the temperature for the Sidney area was 10 to 11 degrees below normal, according to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, Wyo. Temperatures dropped from 50 to 20 deg...



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