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 25 October 1805 → Snow began falling in west central Indiana during the afternoon and continued into the next day. At Fort Wayne, IN the snowfall reached a foot in depth.
 25 October 1859 → The sinking of the British ship The Royal Charter in 1859 began a string of ships damaged by severe weather, which led to the issuance of gale warnings in England the following year.
 25 October 1921 → A hurricane made landfall at Tarpon Springs, FL, as a Category 3 (after weakening from a Category 4), causing several million dollars in damage.
 25 October 1977 → Dutch Harbor, AK set the U.S. record for lowest barometric pressure in a non-tropical storm: 27.35 inches.
 25 October 1992 → The final tropical storm of the season, Zeke, was born in the eastern Pacific. It broke the record for the most named storms in one year in that region.

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June 10, 1998:

Heavy rains of two to three inches in a short period of time caused flash flooding on the Crow Creek, near Gann Valley. As a result, some dams and roads were washed out.

June 10, 2004:

An F1 tornado damaged 3 barns and numerous other buildings on a farm located 22 miles west of Ft. Pierre. This tornado also downed power lines and broke windows out of a home. There were no injuries reported.

June 10, 2008:

A strong low level jet impinging on a surface frontal boundary extending across southern South Dakota brought many severe thunderstorms to central and northeast South Dakota. Large hail and high winds brought some tree damage, trees down, along with some structural damage. Eighty mph winds blew down a 46 by 100 foot Quonset with tin strewn over a quarter mile. Several trees were also uprooted in Hosmer in Edmunds County. An EF1 tornado touched down briefly and downed a power pole, snapped off a road sign, and blew a metal shed 100 yards destroying it. The tornado also broke off several large tree branches. This tornado occurred eight miles east-northeast of Eden in Marshall County.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 100 (1956) Aberdeen: 37 (1964)
Kennebec: 107 (1933) Kennebec: 35 (1964)
Mobridge: 101 (1956) Mobridge: 38 (1928)
Pierre: 105 (1976) Pierre: 42 (2008)
Sisseton: 102 (1933) Sisseton: 36 (1913)
Timber Lake: 99 (1956) Timber Lake: 40 (1947)
Watertown: 103 (1933) Watertown: 32 (1908)
Wheaton: 96 (1956) Wheaton: 40 (1928)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 4.02" (1939)
Kennebec: 2.00" (1899)
Mobridge: 2.90" (1939)
Pierre: 2.45" (1954)
Sisseton: 5.12" (1939)
Timber Lake: 2.07" (1941)
Watertown: 1.99" (1986)
Wheaton: 2.61" (1986)


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