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 19 December 1948 → A snowstorm struck Philadelphia during an NFL game at Shibe Park between the Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. The game started 30 minutes late, in part because the players had to be recruited to help remove the hay and snow-laden tarp. The goal posts were not visible from the 50-yard line in the driving snow. The Eagles won, 7-0. Seven inches of snow fell during the game according to official NWS records.
 19 December 2006 → Vancouver, British Columbia's Stanley Park lost more than 1,000 trees after a series of storms battered the West Coast with near-hurricane force winds. One fallen hemlock tree was estimated to be more than 200 years old.

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April 28, 1994:

Snow accumulated 5 to 12 inches over most of the eastern half of South Dakota, with the 12 inch report from Winner. Ten to eleven inches of snow were reported at numerous places including Sioux Falls and Platte in the southeast, and Summit in the northeast. Numerous accidents were caused by snow and ice, including one which killed a man and injured two women on highway 12 near Bath, South Dakota. There was some undetermined crop damage, and livestock loss was feared as the late season cold and snow lowered resistance to disease.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 90 (1934) Aberdeen: 19 (2008)
Kennebec: 93 (1910) Kennebec: 16 (1926)
Mobridge: 91 (1952) Mobridge: 20 (1958)
Pierre: 96 (2001) Pierre: 20 (2008)
Sisseton: 90 (1934) Sisseton: 21 (1958)
Timber Lake: 91 (2001) Timber Lake: 21 (2008)
Watertown: 94 (1910) Watertown: 18 (2008)
Wheaton: 91 (2004) Wheaton: 19 (1956)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 1.84" (1989) Aberdeen: 4.5" (1994)
Kennebec: 1.20" (1896) Kennebec: 5.0" (1994)
Mobridge: 2.11" (1989) Mobridge: 1.0 (1994)
Pierre: 1.52" (1975) Pierre: 1.9" (1994)
Sisseton: 0.89" (1901) Sisseton: 1.5" (1994)
Timber Lake: 2.50" (1989) Timber Lake: 8.0" (1989)
Watertown: 1.27" (1897) Watertown: 1.8" (1994)
Wheaton: 1.48" (1918) Wheaton: 1.0" (1990)


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