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Wacky weather batters state: 20 tornadoes sighted on June 12

Now this is a headline that I never thought I would write for any news story or column: Tornadoes strike Wyoming.

But on Monday, June 12, sightings of up to 20 tornadoes were reported all across the state, luckily not killing anyone but causing lots of damage and scaring the heck out of everyone.

Along with that came 90 mph winds in some places and hailstones the size of baseballs.

It was a long night as power went out, trees came down and punishing wind, rain, and hail bombarded folks from little Otto up in northwest Wyoming to the State Capitol in Cheyenne some 400 miles away.

Just about...


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