This Day in National/World Weather History ...
 23 April 1792 → John Thomas Romney Robinson, inventor of the cup anemometer, was born.
 23 April 1908 → An extensive tornado outbreak began around noon today in Minnesota, and wouldn't end until the evening of the 25th in Georgia. The strongest tornado of the event was an F5 (estimated) near Pender, NE today where a farm was swept away and debris was found 35 miles distant.
 23 April 1910 → The temperature at the Civic Center in Los Angeles hit 100 degrees to establish an April record for the city.
 23 April 1988 → In southern California, a winter-like storm brought thunderstorms. Nine girls in Tustin were injured when lightning struck the tree they were standing under to shield themselves from the rain.

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June 30, 1991:

Thunderstorms dropped over 2 inches of rain over Brown, Marshall, and Roberts County. The rain washed out many county roads and flooded low lying areas. Several streets were impassable in Aberdeen. Officially, Aberdeen recorded 1.91 inches of rain.

June 30, 1992:

An F2 tornado lifted a roof off a house 18 miles east of Pierre. A barn was destroyed and power lines and tress were downed. Also, an estimated wind gust of 61 mph was observed 5 miles west of Miller.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 104 (1931) Aberdeen: 38 (1918)
Kennebec: 107 (2002) Kennebec: 42 (1918)
Mobridge: 102 (1931) Mobridge: 41 (1918)
Pierre: 103 (1980) Pierre: 47 (1987)
Sisseton: 99 (1963) Sisseton: 45 (1959)
Timber Lake: 104 (2002) Timber Lake: 42 (1995)
Watertown: 102 (1931) Watertown: 41 (1918)
Wheaton: 104 (1931) Wheaton: 40 (1918)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 3.83" (1978)
Kennebec: 1.20" (1988)
Mobridge: 1.40" (1988)
Pierre: 1.91" (1988)
Sisseton: 2.88" (1938)
Timber Lake: 3.75" (1988)
Watertown: 1.28" (1992)
Wheaton: 3.98" (1938)


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