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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 20, 1965:

A tornado hit north of Frederick. A barn and all outbuildings were destroyed on one farm. Windows exploded outward at the house. The tornado was estimated to be on the ground for about 5 miles.

May 20, 1974:

Softball size hail fell in Kennebec, breaking many windows in the schools and other buildings.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 96 (1934) Aberdeen: 23 (1907)
Kennebec: 100 (1925) Kennebec: 24 (1895)
Mobridge: 95 (1934) Mobridge: 26 (2003)
Pierre: 94 (1934) Pierre: 27 (2002)
Sisseton: 97 (1934) Sisseton: 30 (2002)
Timber Lake: 92 (1992) Timber Lake: 27 (2003)
Watertown: 96 (1934) Watertown: 26 (1907)
Wheaton: 92 (2009) Wheaton: 30 (1967)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 1.53" (1974)
Kennebec: 1.55" (1917)
Mobridge: 1.27" (1917)
Pierre: 1.51" (1994)
Sisseton: 1.22" (1957)
Timber Lake: 1.23" (1987)
Watertown: 1.32" (1957) Watertown: Trace (1931)
Wheaton: 0.53" (1927)


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