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 30 January 1977 → The Great Buffalo Blizzard finally drew to a close after up to a foot of snow fell on a pre-existing 33 inch snowpack, accompanied by powerful wind gusts producing wind chills to -60 with 25-foot drifts. 29 people were killed, many while stranded in their cars.
 30 January 2004 → The northern Plains suffered an extreme cold spell when the temperature at Fosston, MN fell to -50F.

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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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