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 29 March 1935 → A severe duststorm blanketed Amarillo, TX, for 84 hours. During one six hour period the visibility was near zero.
 29 March 2000 → A boater was killed by softball sized hail on Lake Worth, TX.

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August 2, 1960:

Hail the size of a hen egg caused from moderate damage to total loss to corn, soybean, and grain crops on 50 to 75 farms in Marshall, Roberts, and Grant Counties. High winds caused damage to buildings and uprooted trees in Britton.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 105 (1938) Aberdeen: 40 (1971)
Kennebec: 112 (1938) Kennebec: 41 (1921)
Mobridge: 109 (1938) Mobridge: 43 (1927)
Pierre: 110 (1938) Pierre: 45 (1978)
Sisseton: 102 (1938) Sisseton: 46 (1976)
Timber Lake: 107 (1913) Timber Lake: 43 (1927)
Watertown: 103 (1930) Watertown: 39 (1971)
Wheaton: 102 (1958) Wheaton: 44 (1927)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 3.72" (1915)
Kennebec: 2.12" (1911)
Mobridge: 1.78" (1990)
Pierre: 3.52" (1953)
Sisseton: 3.30" (1932)
Timber Lake: 0.69" (1952)
Watertown: 2.28" (1956)
Wheaton: 2.14" (1956)


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