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Cheyenne, WY F3 Tornado (1979)

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Event Details

Tornado moving east near Buffalo Ridge.

It is considered the most destructive tornado in Wyoming’s history. An F3 crossed through the northern parts of the Cheyenne housing and airport areas. Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes states this could have been a “minimal F4” tornado. And the NWS in Cheyenne originally believed that was an appropriate rating.  Explore more!

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