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 28 November 1905 → Sailors on a ship that got stuck 100 miles off the shore of Lake Superior near Duluth, MN froze to death.
 28 November 1941 → 347 houses were damaged or destroyed by a tornado in Toyohashi, Japan, southwest of Tokyo. A dozen people were killed.
 28 November 1960 → A winter storm produced 20 to 40 foot waves on Lake Superior near Duluth. Duluth was buried by a foot of snow whipped by 70 mph winds. Property along the north shore of the lake was flooded and battered by high winds. Thousands of cords of hardwood were washed into the lake and up to 3 feet of water flooded the main street of Grand Marais, WI.
 28 November 1979 → A sightseeing tour of Antarctica turned into tragedy as a DC-10 filled with 237 passengers and 20 crewmembers crashed into the slopes of Mount Erebus. Low clouds and whiteout conditions forced pilots to rely on instrumentation and an incorrect flight plan which flew the plane into the side of Mount Erebus.

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February 22, 1914:

Heavy snow fell across parts of central and north central South Dakota with 6 to 12 inch accumulations. Snowfall amounts included, 6 inches at Timber Lake and Onida, 7 inches at Kennebec, and 12 inches at Murdo.

February 22, 2000:

Record warmth occurred across the area on this day in 2000. High temperatures across central and northeast South Dakota were in the 50s and 60s. Record highs occurred at Watertown, Pierre, and Kennebec. Watertown rose to 65 degrees, Pierre rose to 69 degrees, and Kennebec warmed to 71 degrees by late in the afternoon. Other high temperatures included, 55 degrees at Sisseton, 59 degrees at Aberdeen, and 64 degrees at Timber Lake.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 60 (1905) Aberdeen: -24 (1918)
Kennebec: 71 (2000) Kennebec: -26 (1962)
Mobridge: 65 (2002) Mobridge: -20 (1962)
Pierre: 69 (2000) Pierre: -18 (1962)
Sisseton: 60 (1905) Sisseton: -19 (1952)
Timber Lake: 65 (2002) Timber Lake: -20 (1957)
Watertown: 65 (2000) Watertown: -22 (1957)
Wheaton: 57 (1961) Wheaton: -21 (1952)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 0.50" (1922) Aberdeen: 5.0" (1922)
Kennebec: 0.70" (1914) Kennebec: 7.0" (1914)
Mobridge: 0.54" (1942) Mobridge: 5.0" (1942)
Pierre: 0.32" (1994) Pierre: 3.2" (1994)
Sisseton: 0.12" (1999) Sisseton: 2.0" (1999)
Timber Lake: 0.53" (1914) Timber Lake: 6.0" (1914)
Watertown: 0.10" (1913) Watertown: 2.0" (1913)
Wheaton: 0.50" (1927) Wheaton: 4.0" (1979)


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