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 24 July 1928 → Wahluke, WA hit a high temperature of 118 degrees, which set the record high for the state. The record would be tied in 1961.
 24 July 1930 → An EF5 tornado ripped through Treviso and Udine in Italy, just northeast of Venice. It claimed 22 lives.
 24 July 1965 → Middlesboro, KY recorded 4.70" of rain in just two hours. An amazing total of 8.44" of rain fell on this date, making it Middlesboro's wettest day on record, beating the second wettest day on record by nearly three and a half inches. Yellow Creek left its banks and did about $100,000 (1965) damage in Middlesboro.
 24 July 1994 → A dust storm near Moses Lake, WA caused a three vehicle accident, resulting in 1 death and 14 injuries.

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November 23, 1996:

Heavy snow of 6 to 8 inches fell across most of northern South Dakota, adding to already-significant snow depth. Roads became snow-packed, which hampered travel, resulting in the postponement of many activities. Some snowfall amounts included 6 inches at Aberdeen, Isabel, Roscoe, and Mellette; 7 inches at Eagle Butte, Timber Lake, Selby, Faulkton, Leola, Frederick, Webster, and Sisseton; and 8 inches at Britton, Ipswich, Eureka, and McLaughlin.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 57 (1905) Aberdeen: -17 (1985)
Kennebec: 69 (1988) Kennebec: -11 (1985)
Mobridge: 70 (1914) Mobridge: -10 (1985)
Pierre: 65 (1984) Pierre: -11 (1985)
Sisseton: 55 (1984) Sisseton: -9 (1950)
Timber Lake: 60 (1942) Timber Lake: -13 (1985)
Watertown: 52 (1928) Watertown: -15 (1898)
Wheaton: 62 (2006) Wheaton: -8 (1950)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 0.40" (1931) Aberdeen: 4.2" (1996)
Kennebec: 0.37" (2003) Kennebec: 8.0" (2003)
Mobridge: 0.18" (1958) Mobridge: 2.8" (1993)
Pierre: 0.34" (1933) Pierre: 3.4" (1993)
Sisseton: 0.43" (2003) Sisseton: 3.7" (1996)
Timber Lake: 0.52" (1996) Timber Lake: 5.0" (1996)
Watertown: 0.30" (1962) Watertown: 4.0" (2003)
Wheaton: 0.40" (2003) Wheaton: 5.0" (2003)"


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