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 26 July 1874 → A flash flood claimed 134 lives in Pittsburgh, PA.
 26 July 1972 → A sweltering two-week heat wave in New York City finally came to an end after causing 891 fatalities.
 26 July 1979 → The U.S. record for 24-hour rainfall was set at Alvin, TX, with exactly 45 inches (thanks to Tropical Storm Claudette).
 26 July 1993 → In Pueblo, CO the record high for today, 101, and the record low for today, 52, were both set!

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April 26, 1984:

At approximately 4:43 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm produced wind gusts of 58mph about 5 miles SE of Warner, in Brown County. Later the same day, at about 12:30 PM, large hail (1.75 inches in diameter) fell 2 miles NW of Putney.

April 26, 1991:

During a severe thunderstorm event, large hail fell over parts of Brown, Spink, Hand, and Buffalo Counties. Both Brown and Hand Counties received hail up to 1.75 inches in diameter.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 86 (1952) Aberdeen: 20 (1931)
Kennebec: 92 (1901) Kennebec: 16 (1950)
Mobridge: 89 (1952) Mobridge: 20 (1950)
Pierre: 86 (1952) Pierre: 18 (1950)
Sisseton: 91 (1962) Sisseton: 23 (1932)
Timber Lake: 89 (1952) Timber Lake: 19 (1950)
Watertown: 82 (1952) Watertown: 17 (1931)
Wheaton: 90 (1962) Wheaton: 22 (1931)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 1.75" (1912) Aberdeen: 4.5" (1937)
Kennebec: 2.33" (1964) Kennebec: 6.0" (1893)
Mobridge: 1.63" (1915) Mobridge: 4.0 (1994)
Pierre: 2.13" (1964) Pierre: 0.6" (1893)
Sisseton: 2.00" (1912) Sisseton: 1.9" (2008)
Timber Lake: 1.87" (1984) Timber Lake: 6.0" (1994)
Watertown: 0.97" (1924) Watertown: 4.0" (1893)
Wheaton: 2.20" (1924) Wheaton: 9.5 (2008)


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