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 30 March 1805Snow rollers measuring 24 inches in diameter that are made when strong winds blow across a wet snow pack were seen in Battery Park in New York City.
 30 March 1938 → 10 people were killed and 200 injured when an F4 tornado devastated Columbus, KS. Near Hollow, OK a school was destroyed, but all the students were uninjured.
 30 March 2011 → Rainfall in Thailand reached 50 inches over a 5-day period, compared to a normal monthly average of 2 inches, killing 40 people.

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August 4, 1960:

At Draper in Jones County, three inch hail caused very heavy damage to roofs, building windows and automobiles. Losses estimated at 100,000 dollars. About 1,000 chickens and turkeys killed on nearby farms.

August 4, 2000:

Tennis ball size hail along with high winds caused a lot of damage throughout Selby. Many east and north windows were broken along with many vehicle's windshields. Also, many vehicles were dented, house siding was damaged, gardens were completely destroyed, and many acres of crops around Selby were destroyed. Softball hail broke windows and caused extensive damage to a few vehicles and homes west of Faulkton. Baseball size hail and high winds had broken out about every window on all of the buildings at the Brentwood Colony in Edmunds County. The large hail and high winds also damaged many of the buildings.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 107 (1934) Aberdeen: 42 (1978)
Kennebec: 113 (1934) Kennebec: 38 (1974)
Mobridge: 109 (1947) Mobridge: 45 (2009)
Pierre: 110 (1947) Pierre: 46 (1978)
Sisseton: 104 (1959) Sisseton: 44 (1971)
Timber Lake: 107 (1947) Timber Lake: 44 (1993)
Watertown: 105 (1934) Watertown: 40 (1974)
Wheaton: 104 (1931) Wheaton: 44 (1972)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 0.96" (1926)
Kennebec: 1.20" (1984)
Mobridge: 1.52" (1918)
Pierre: 2.59" (1995)
Sisseton: 2.25" (1941)
Timber Lake: 1.14" (2008)
Watertown: 1.30" (1979)
Wheaton: 1.28" (1941)


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