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 27 December 1996 → One person was killed in a chain-reaction car accident that involved 50 vehicles on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay, FL. The accident was caused by dense fog in the area.
 27 December 2010 → A Christmas Blizzard in the eastern U.S. finally wound down after dropping one to three feet of snow from North Carolina to Maine. New Jersey was particularly hard hit with almost the entire state getting at least a foot, with Rahway getting 32 inches. Central Park in New York City was buried under 20 inches of snow. Winds at New London, CT gusted to 68 mph and to near 70 mph on Long Island, NY.

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March 3, 1994:

The melting of a very high snowpack resulted in flooding along the James river, as well as other lowlands and farmland. Widespread problems included damaged roads, washed out culverts, and flood damage to homes, especially basement flooding.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 73 (1905) Aberdeen: -15 (1916)
Kennebec: 79 (1974) Kennebec: -18 (1960)
Mobridge: 67 (2000) Mobridge: -22 (1916)
Pierre: 70 (2000) Pierre: -11 (1960)
Sisseton: 70 (1905) Sisseton: -10 (2002)
Timber Lake: 64 (2000) Timber Lake: -19 (1917)
Watertown: 65 (1894) Watertown: -20 (1916)
Wheaton: 64 (2000) Wheaton: -10 (1917)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 0.78" (1985) Aberdeen: 9.1" (1985)
Kennebec: 0.45" (1985) Kennebec: 8.0" (1989)
Mobridge: 0.85" (1966) Mobridge: 8.9" (1966)
Pierre: 0.67" (1997) Pierre: 6.7" (1997)
Sisseton: 1.09" (1977) Sisseton: 9.0" (1989)
Timber Lake: 0.80" (1966) Timber Lake: 10.0" (1966)
Watertown: 1.15" (1985) Watertown: 12.0" (1985)
Wheaton: 1.04" (1970) Wheaton: 15.0" (1951)


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