In 1951 – A massive hailstorm, from Wallace to Kearney County in Kansas, caused six million dollars damage to crops.
In 1953 – A large tornado killed two people on its 20 mile path from southwest of Fort Rice, North Dakota into Emmons County. Nearly every building in Fort Rice was damaged. The Catholic church was leveled, with some pews jammed four feet into the ground.
In 1988 – A powerful cold front brought snow and high winds to parts of the western U.S. Austin, Nevada, was blanketed with ten inches of snow.