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 24 July 1928 → Wahluke, WA hit a high temperature of 118 degrees, which set the record high for the state. The record would be tied in 1961.
 24 July 1930 → An EF5 tornado ripped through Treviso and Udine in Italy, just northeast of Venice. It claimed 22 lives.
 24 July 1965 → Middlesboro, KY recorded 4.70" of rain in just two hours. An amazing total of 8.44" of rain fell on this date, making it Middlesboro's wettest day on record, beating the second wettest day on record by nearly three and a half inches. Yellow Creek left its banks and did about $100,000 (1965) damage in Middlesboro.
 24 July 1994 → A dust storm near Moses Lake, WA caused a three vehicle accident, resulting in 1 death and 14 injuries.

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February 6, 1959:

A man from Gary in Deuel County was in critical condition with frozen hands, feet, and arms after spending the night in his car in subzero weather.

February 6, 1987:

Record warmth occurred across all of central, north central, and northeast South Dakota as well as west central Minnesota with highs in the mid 50s to the lower 60s. Aberdeen, Kennebec, Mobridge, Pierre, Sisseton, Timber Lake, Watertown, and Wheaton all set record highs on this date in the 1987. Pierre recorded the warmest temperature for the day with 62 degrees.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 58 (1987) Aberdeen: -33 (1907)
Kennebec: 64 (2009) Kennebec: -38 (1936)
Mobridge: 56 (1987) Mobridge: -28 (1936)
Pierre: 62 (1987) Pierre: -23 (1936)
Sisseton: 57 (1987) Sisseton: -30 (1936)
Timber Lake: 58 (1987) Timber Lake: -30 (1936)
Watertown: 53 (1987) Watertown: -27 (1893)
Wheaton: 58 (1987) Wheaton: -25 (1982)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 1.00" (1911) Aberdeen: 10.0" (1911)
Kennebec: 0.48" (1935) Kennebec: 2.0" (1937)
Mobridge: 0.20" (1919) Mobridge: 2.8" (1945)
Pierre: 0.22" (1911) Pierre: 5.2" (2001)
Sisseton: 0.52" (1946) Sisseton: 8.0" (1946)
Timber Lake: 0.33" (1916) Timber Lake: 4.5" (1916)
Watertown: 0.30" (1928) Watertown: 4.0" (1914)
Wheaton: 0.50" (1946) Wheaton: 2.5" (2007)


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