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 28 February 1792 → Heavy snow collapsed the Ashley River Bridge in Charleston, SC.
 28 February 1900 → A massive snowstorm set records from Kansas to New York. 18.7 inches of snow was measured at Topeka, KS in 24 hours -- the greatest 24 hour snowfall in the city on record. 17.5 inches fell at Springfield, IL. 43 inches fell at Rochester, NY. 60 inches fell in the Adirondacks. 31 inches fell at Northfield, VT.

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May 10, 1982:

An F3 tornado was first sighted six miles west of Tintah, Minnesota. The tornado moved into the town of Tintah and then northeastward, dissipating north of Wendell. Two farms sites were damaged west of Tintah. Nearly one dozen farm buildings were destroyed and 50 cows were killed. Hail as large as softballs preceded the tornado into Tintah where there was extensive damage. A school and church received heavy damage, two railroad cars were overturned, homes and grain buildings were damaged and utility poles and trees were up rooted.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 92 (1987) Aberdeen: 20 (1981)
Kennebec: 93 (1900) Kennebec: 15 (1981)
Mobridge: 91 (1987) Mobridge: 22 (1945)
Pierre: 91 (1985) Pierre: 24 (1981)
Sisseton: 92 (1987) Sisseton: 22 (1981)
Timber Lake: 88 (1987) Timber Lake: 20 (1945)
Watertown: 90 (1987) Watertown: 21 (1981)
Wheaton: 90 (1985) Wheaton: 23 (1981)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 2.80" (1905) Aberdeen: 0.5" (1979)
Kennebec: 3.40" (1999) Kennebec: 1.0" (1979)
Mobridge: 0.86" (1956) Mobridge: 2.5" (1979)
Pierre: 0.92" (2010)
Sisseton: 2.67" (1905)
Timber Lake: 1.10" (1999) Timber Lake: 1.0" (1979)
Watertown: 1.27" (1936) Watertown: 1.0" (1966)
Wheaton: 4.27" (1920)


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