March 13-14, 2021 GREAT Cheyenne Blizzard Shuts Down Downtown! RECORD BREAKING Snow!
***NOT FOR BROADCAST***Contact Brett Adair with Live Storms Media to [email protected] major winter storm impacted the Cheyenne area over the course of the weekend of March 13 - 14. As the snow began on Saturday the 13th - things began to deteriorate very quickly. Snowfall rates approached 3+ inches per hour and shut down the major interstates around the area. Police officers directed traffic off of the interstate system as the plows had to be pulled from the roads and vehicles became stuck. Numerous tractor trailers were stranded in the heavy snow and drifts as the storm began to take a grip on the area overnight.After daylight - the blizzard conditions began in full force with winds gusting over 50 mph. Numerous pedestrians were stranded along roadways and were working to dig out or had to be pulled out. Several snow mobiles were seen driving the roadways into town and even a snow boarder came into the picture. The greater Cheyenne area broke a two day single storm snowfall record with over 26 inches and counting as of this video post. This will go down as one of the worst March snow events in history for the region.#WYwx #Blizzard #Cheyenne #Snow #WinterStorm #LSM