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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 26, 1983:

Unofficial rain fall of up to 5 inches caused widespread flooding of basements and streets in and near Aberdeen. The storm total rain fall officially at the Aberdeen airport was 1.72 inches.

May 26, 1985:

Hail of unknown diameter was five inches deep, 1 mile north of Rosholt. Some hail remained on the ground until the following morning.

May 26, 1992:

A widespread frost and hard freeze hit most of South Dakota except portions of the southeast causing up to $14 million in potential crop losses to growing corn, soybeans, wheat, and other crops. Some low temperatures include; 23 degrees 12 miles SSW of Harrold; 26 at one mile west of Highmore and 23 north of Highmore; 27 in Kennebec; and 28 degrees 1 NW of Faulkton and at Redfield.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 94 (1900) Aberdeen: 30 (1992)
Kennebec: 97 (1914) Kennebec: 27 (1992)
Mobridge: 98 (2006) Mobridge: 32 (1947)
Pierre: 96 (2006) Pierre: 29 (1992)
Sisseton: 94 (1934) Sisseton: 32 (1932)
Timber Lake: 95 (2006) Timber Lake: 28 (1992)
Watertown: 91 (1911) Watertown: 30 (1971)
Wheaton: 90 (1966) Wheaton: 32 (1971)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 2.40" (1906)
Kennebec: 1.30" (1918)
Mobridge: 2.35" (1932)
Pierre: 1.81" (1955)
Sisseton: 1.06" (1943)
Timber Lake: 2.00" (1973) Timber Lake: 1.0" (1918)
Watertown: 0.98" (1939)
Wheaton: 0.79" (1939)


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