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 1 October 1752 → A second severe hurricane in two weeks hit the Carolinas. The Onslow County Courthouse was destroyed along with all of its records, while Beacon Island disappeared until waters receded.
 1 October 1945 → A Navy plane that went down in a typhoon in the South China Sea was the first Hurricane Hunter flight to be lost.
 1 October 1976Hurricane Liza brought heavy rains and winds to Mexico, causing a dam to break on the Cajoncito River, flooding the town of La Paz, and killing at least 435 people.

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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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