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 21 October 1934 → A severe windstorm lashed the Pacific Northwest coast. In Washington, 22 deaths were reported and $1.7 million in damage was done, mainly to timber. Winds reached 87 mph at North Head, and waves reached 20 feet high on Puget Sound.
 21 October 1975 → Carlton Fisk made history on this day because of a walk-off home run in the 1975 World Series, after it had been postponed by rain for three days.
 21 October 1997 → The World Series game in Cleveland between the Indians and the Florida Marlins featured showers and very chilly weather for baseball: temperatures in the 40s with 25 mph winds. Florida won the game 14 to 11. The next day the two teams played in Cleveland again, with snow showers and temperatures only in the 30s. That time Cleveland won 10-3.

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March 18, 1982:

Northern Lawrence and Southwest Butte Counties experienced strong winds during the afternoon of March 18, 1982. Winds gusting to 70mph in Spearfish and Belle Fourche areas overturned a trailer house near Belle Fourche. No injuries were reported.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 85 (2012) Aberdeen: -15 (1923)
Kennebec: 87 (2012) Kennebec: -13 (1923)
Mobridge: 81 (2012) Mobridge: -13 (1944)
Pierre: 88 (2012) Pierre: -5 (1989)
Sisseton: 82 (2012) Sisseton: -4 (1965)
Timber Lake: 81 (2012) Timber Lake: -17 (1944)
Watertown: 82 (2012) Watertown: -17 (1923)
Wheaton: 80 (1921) Wheaton: -17 (1923)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 2.49" (1968) Aberdeen: 13.0" (1920)
Kennebec: 0.80" (1922) Kennebec: 7.0" (2005)
Mobridge: 0.68" (1968) Mobridge: 4.0" (1968)
Pierre: 0.51" (1933) Pierre: 5.1" (1950)
Sisseton: 0.31" (1987) Sisseton: 1.6" (1956)
Timber Lake: 0.30" (1933) Timber Lake: 3.0" (1933)
Watertown: 0.75" (1963) Watertown: 8.0" (1963)
Wheaton: 0.32" (1982) Wheaton: 2.5" (1952)


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