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 30 September 1971 → Known as the Grande Dame of Hurricanes, Hurricane Ginger was the longest lasting Atlantic hurricane of the 20th Century. She began her 27 day journey east of the Bahamas, went out to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, then turned around and came back to the west. The storm struck the North Carolina coast on this date, bringing 10 inches of rain and $10 million in damage.
 30 September 1987 → South Bend, IN received a thunder snowstorm.

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June 8, 1964:

Winds of 50 mph or more were reported over much of the state. Wide spread damage to trees and utility lines. Buildings were damaged in scattered areas. Tornadoes were also observed on this day. The first one touched down in open county 30 miles WSW of Pierre. Another one was near Ridgeview, causing damage to power lines and property of a ranch.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 98 (2000) Aberdeen: 32 (1938)
Kennebec: 106 (2000) Kennebec: 31 (1924)
Mobridge: 93 (1988) Mobridge: 34 (1915)
Pierre: 107 (2000) Pierre: 39 (1937)
Sisseton: 95 (2000) Sisseton: 35 (1937)
Timber Lake: 95 (1988) Timber Lake: 36 (1937)
Watertown: 97 (2000) Watertown: 31 (1900)
Wheaton: 96 (2000) Wheaton: 39 (1915)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.40" (1904)
Kennebec: 1.63" (1998)
Mobridge: 1.16" (1975)
Pierre: 2.36" (1998)
Sisseton: 1.51" (1968)
Timber Lake: 1.45" (1932)
Watertown: 1.02" (1999)
Wheaton: 1.52" (1984)


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