Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Jimmie Earls
Pine Bluffs Post Editor 

Blizzard paralyzes region


Jimmie Earls/Pine Bluffs Post

Whiteout conditions were in full effect last Wednesday as much of eastern Laramie County was shut down when a blizzard rolled through the region. According to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, record amounts of snow were reported in several areas and major roads were temporarily closed from Cheyenne to the Wyoming/Nebraska border.

If you thought the official start of spring on March 20 meant we were out of the woods concerning winter weather, think again. Last week, the region was dealt a nasty reminder there is still plenty of winter left in mother nature's bag of goodies.

Residents found themselves digging out from record snowfalls and restricted from traveling due to several road closures issused by the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

It all started in the late night/early morning hours of March 22 and 23, when the first snow began to fall. By the time people woke up Wednesday morning, the area was blanketed...

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