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 25 November 1926 → A large tornado outbreak struck from Missouri to Alabama, including two F4's. In Heber Springs, AR 145 homes were damaged or destroyed and 17 people were killed.
 25 November 1950 → Michigan beat Ohio State 9-3 in the "Blizzard Bowl" in Columbus, OH. The morning temperature was 5 degrees with 40mph wind gusts. Driving snow shrouded the players on the field. The intense storm swept from the Great Lakes to the Appalachians.
 25 November 1993 → The Thanksgiving Day game between the Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins was memorable because of the heavy sleet that covered the field at Texas Stadium during the game. Miami won the game with a score of 16 to 14.
 25 November 2003 → A deadly accident happened on Lake Mai-Ndombe in the Congo when a ferry broke apart during a terrible storm, killing 163 of the nearly 400 on board.

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May 23, 1989:

A complex of thunderstorms moved from southwest Minnesota through Iowa. One small tornado touched down briefly in Lyon County. But the main story with this complex was high winds and hail. Baseball size hail fell just north of George in Lyon County. In addition, two inch hail occurred in Sac County in Schaller and Odebolt and golf ball size hail fell in Caroll, Iowa. Needless to say, the hail caused a lot of damage to vehicles, trees and roofs. Thunderstorm winds of 60 miles an hour were also common across all of northwest Iowa with these storms.

Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 94 (1950) Aberdeen: 26 (1897)
Kennebec: 105 (1926) Kennebec: 25 (1908)
Mobridge: 95 (1928) Mobridge: 28 (2002)
Pierre: 90 (1984) Pierre: 33 (1992)
Sisseton: 89 (2006) Sisseton: 30 (2002)
Timber Lake: 95 (1928) Timber Lake: 30 (1941)
Watertown: 92 (1950) Watertown: 30 (1917)
Wheaton: 93 (1964) Wheaton: 31 (1924)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.04" (1936)
Kennebec: 1.84" (1939)
Mobridge: 1.63" (1971)
Pierre: 1.54" (1914)
Sisseton: 1.83" (1962)
Timber Lake: 1.85" (1982)
Watertown: 1.75" (1965)
Wheaton: 1.34" (1965) is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.