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 19 December 1948 → A snowstorm struck Philadelphia during an NFL game at Shibe Park between the Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. The game started 30 minutes late, in part because the players had to be recruited to help remove the hay and snow-laden tarp. The goal posts were not visible from the 50-yard line in the driving snow. The Eagles won, 7-0. Seven inches of snow fell during the game according to official NWS records.
 19 December 2006 → Vancouver, British Columbia's Stanley Park lost more than 1,000 trees after a series of storms battered the West Coast with near-hurricane force winds. One fallen hemlock tree was estimated to be more than 200 years old.

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September 4, 2001:

Near record or record heat hit central and north central South Dakota on this day in 2001. High temperatures during the afternoon were in the upper 90s to around 105 degrees. Pierre and Kennebec set record highs of 105 and 106, respectively. Mobridge rose to a high of 96 and Timber Lake topped out at 98 degrees on this day in 2001.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 100 (1931) Aberdeen: 30 (1961)
Kennebec: 106 (2001) Kennebec: 33 (1961)
Mobridge: 103 (1948) Mobridge: 37 (1962)
Pierre: 105 (2001) Pierre: 38 (1965)
Sisseton: 100 (1952) Sisseton: 37 (1903)
Timber Lake: 103 (1913) Timber Lake: 31 (1962)
Watertown: 101 (1933) Watertown: 32 (1902)
Wheaton: 101 (1922) Wheaton: 30 (1918)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.75" (1971)
Kennebec: 1.00" (1949)
Mobridge: 0.91" (1951)
Pierre: 1.70" (1975)
Sisseton: 1.20" (1999)
Timber Lake: 0.63" (1999)
Watertown: 0.91" (1949)
Wheaton: 1.80" (1963)


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