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January 27, 1969:

Snowfall of 7 to 10 inches combined with winds of 15 to 30 mph caused widespread low visibilities along with more heavy drifting from the 27th to the 29th across Minnesota. Many roads were blocked or remained blocked. Many schools were closed with many accidents.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 53 (1934) Aberdeen: -34 (1915)
Kennebec: 65 (1989) Kennebec: -28 (1963)
Mobridge: 57 (1934) Mobridge: -35 (1915)
Pierre: 61 (1934) Pierre: -23 (1948)
Sisseton: 57 (1989) Sisseton: -24 (1902)
Timber Lake: 53 (1942) Timber Lake: -36 (1915)
Watertown: 55 (1989) Watertown: -29 (1915)
Wheaton: 49 (1989) Wheaton: -29 (1915)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 0.90" (1944) Aberdeen: 4.0" (1923)
Kennebec: 1.20" (1944) Kennebec: 4.0" (1944)
Mobridge: 0.49" (1944) Mobridge: 7.0" (1944)
Pierre: 0.95" (1944) Pierre: 2.5" (1944)
Sisseton: 0.62" (1944) Sisseton: 7.0" (1994)
Timber Lake: 0.90" (1944) Timber Lake: 8.0" (1944)
Watertown: 0.73" (1917) Watertown: 6.0" (1917)
Wheaton: 0.63" (1944) Wheaton: 4.5" (1951)


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