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 18 September 1988 → In Cold Bay, AK, winds up to 75 mph and gusts up to 96 mph were caused by the remnants of Typhoon Hal.
 18 September 1991 → Duluth, MN, saw 2.4" of snow, making it their earliest snow on record and heaviest September snowfall by almost an inch.
 18 September 2003 → Though Hurricane Isabel had reached Category 5 status as it crossed the entire width of the Atlantic Ocean, it had weakened to a Category 2 by the time it made landfall in North Carolina on this date. Nevertheless, flooding was extreme as the storm produced up to 20 inches of rainfall in North Carolina and Virginia.

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May 14, 1982:

Heavy rain pushed the Bad River over the banks at Fort Pierre. One house four miles outside of Fort Pierre was sandbagged. Rainfall amount of 3.83 inches was recorded in Pierre.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 94 (2001) Aberdeen: 24 (2004)
Kennebec: 95 (2001) Kennebec: 25 (2004)
Mobridge: 89 (1969) Mobridge: 26 (2004)
Pierre: 94 (2001) Pierre: 28 (2004)
Sisseton: 95 (2001) Sisseton: 30 (1959)
Timber Lake: 89 (1969) Timber Lake: 25 (1945)
Watertown: 94 (1932) Watertown: 25 (1973)
Wheaton: 97 (2001) Wheaton: 28 (1921)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 4.35" (1908)
Kennebec: 1.54" (1982)
Mobridge: 1.10" (1916) Mobridge: 0.4" (1945)
Pierre: 1.56" (1908)
Sisseton: 1.94" (1957)
Timber Lake: 1.25" (1916)
Watertown: 1.15" (1908) Watertown: 3.0" (1907)
Wheaton: 1.65" (1957)


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