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 22 August 1998 → The remnants of Hurricane Charley dumped 17.09 inches of rain on Del Rio, TX. More rain fell in one day than normally falls there in a year.
 22 August 1999 → The citizens of Corpus Christi were very shaken when Hurricane Bret, a Category 4 hurricane with top winds of 140 mph, swirled around the Gulf of Mexico picking up steam as it headed toward the Texas coast. As Bret approached the coast, forecasters feared the hurricane would strike the city, but the storm turned west and came ashore in sparsely populated Kenedy County the early evening of August 22.

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August 12, 1986:

Thunderstorms produced 2.53 inches of rain in twenty minutes in downtown Rapid City. The heavy rain caused street and basement flooding. Golf ball size hail fell in Zeona, in Perkins County, which covered the ground.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 102 (1933) Aberdeen: 40 (1898)
Kennebec: 107 (1936) Kennebec: 45 (1924)
Mobridge: 105 (1938) Mobridge: 40 (1964)
Pierre: 106 (1978) Pierre: 39 (1964)
Sisseton: 97 (1965) Sisseton: 38 (1950)
Timber Lake: 105 (1938) Timber Lake: 35 (1964)
Watertown: 99 (1965) Watertown: 41 (1898)
Wheaton: 99 (1988) Wheaton: 43 (1961)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 2.23" (1942)
Kennebec: 1.45" (1932)
Mobridge: 2.52" (1999)
Pierre: 2.17" (1951)
Sisseton: 2.77" (2006)
Timber Lake: 1.82" (1999)
Watertown: 1.80" (1956)
Wheaton: 2.70" (2008)


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