[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 26 We started at 6 oclok. Drove 7 miles to the 20 mile prairie. Entered that at 1/2 past 8. We found some bad slues & creeks difficult to cross. On the latter part of the Prairie we were overtaken with A hard thunder Storm And At the close of it Elder O Hyde Br. Johnson & others drove up drenched with rain. In A few moments Another hard Storm of wind & rain came upon us & when that was Closed we drove several miles to Brother Roundys waggons on the open prarie. We stoped & spent the night all drenched with rain. 27 miles.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]