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Overview

Hail covered Cheyenne, WY the afternoon of July 29, 2016. Hail ranging up to baseball size were reported from a supercell that moved south through town. The storm initially formed north of town and intensified quickly moving south at roughly 20 mph. The storm moved directly over town hitting the west side near Frontier Park and F.E. Warren Air Force Base the hardest. Reports of golf to baseball sized hail were reported in the vicinity. 

The storm did produce a wall cloud and rotation  as it moved over the city and intensified. No tornadoes developed from the storm. 

Due to Frontier Days vehicle's around Frontier Park were heavily dented with cracked windshields. No major injures were reported. 

Storm moving over F.E. Warren AFB

Credit: Jason Alter

Storm near Cheyenne

Credit: Ashley McMillen

Storm from the backside taken north of Cheyenne. Hail pouring out of the storm

Credit: Tammy Hunter

Hail from College and South Greeley Highway

Credit: Anna Swank

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