"In midsummer the storms are rarely of long duration, but are very severe while they last."
The park receives an average of 15 inches of precipitation per year. Violent thunderstorms can occur in the summer, and blizzard conditions may occur in the winter.
Did You Know?
Coyotes and badgers both benefit by cooperating to catch prairie dogs. The badger tunnels into the prairie dog burrow after its prey while the coyote waits by the exit to catch prairie dogs fleeing from the badger. More...