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Winter storms hit area


Kimball experienced some rather intense snow that began close to Christmas.

Chris Hammer, a forecaster at the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, said that Kimball received roughly five inches of snowfall and experienced temperatures that dropped below zero. The windchill in Kimball reached a low of about -40 degrees.

“The reason for the Christmas storm Kimball experienced was a Pacific storm that blew into the western United States,” Hammer said,

This storm that moved in brought in cold temperatures and all the snowfall that gave Kimball a white Christmas.

“The storm that blew in...

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