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 21 October 1934 → A severe windstorm lashed the Pacific Northwest coast. In Washington, 22 deaths were reported and $1.7 million in damage was done, mainly to timber. Winds reached 87 mph at North Head, and waves reached 20 feet high on Puget Sound.
 21 October 1975 → Carlton Fisk made history on this day because of a walk-off home run in the 1975 World Series, after it had been postponed by rain for three days.
 21 October 1997 → The World Series game in Cleveland between the Indians and the Florida Marlins featured showers and very chilly weather for baseball: temperatures in the 40s with 25 mph winds. Florida won the game 14 to 11. The next day the two teams played in Cleveland again, with snow showers and temperatures only in the 30s. That time Cleveland won 10-3.

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November 14, 1997:

A strong low pressure system produced snow and blowing snow, creating near whiteout conditions at times. Six inches of snow fell in the Sisseton foothills by Friday evening in Roberts and eastern Marshall Counties. Strong north winds gusting to near 35 mph, combined with the snow, caused visibilities to fall below one half mile at times over a large portion of northeast South Dakota during the evening of the 13th and through the 14th. Classes were cancelled around Summit because of near-whiteout conditions, while classes were delayed for two hours in Britton. Interstate 29 was closed just north of the Grant County line for a time after a semi trailer rolled. Some snowfall amounts include; 6.5 inches in Summit; 6.2 inches in Waubay; 6.0 inches in Roscoe; and 5.0 inches in Sisseton and Wilmot.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 68 (1905) Aberdeen: -15 (1959)
Kennebec: 78 (1942) Kennebec: -23 (1959)
Mobridge: 69 (1939) Mobridge: -18 (1940)
Pierre: 72 (1939) Pierre: -18 (1959)
Sisseton: 69 (1990) Sisseton: -5 (1959)
Timber Lake: 73 (1975) Timber Lake: -12 (1959)
Watertown: 68 (1953) Watertown: -11 (1940)
Wheaton: 68 (1990) Wheaton: -6 (1919)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 1.00" (1895) Aberdeen: 8.0" (1909)
Kennebec: 0.50" (1927) Kennebec: 5.0" (1927)
Mobridge: 0.80" (1928) Mobridge: 2.0" (1973)
Pierre: 0.30" (1956) Pierre: 3.5" (1927)
Sisseton: 0.86" (1947) Sisseton: 4.5" (1997)
Timber Lake: 0.68" (1928) Timber Lake: 4.0" (1913)
Watertown: 0.80" (1909) Watertown: 4.0" (1909)
Wheaton: 0.55" (1951) Wheaton: 2.0 (1997)"


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