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 2 September 1935 → One of the most intense hurricanes to ever hit the U.S. struck the Florida Keys, packing 200 mph winds and killing 400 people. The hurricane produced a 15-foot tide and storm surge waves 30 feet high. The barometric pressure at Matecumbe Bay, FL hit a United States record low of 26.35 inches.
 2 September 2002 → In Ladysmith, WI businesses were closed because of Labor Day. An F3 tornado touched down and damaged the area. Fortunately, no one was killed. The Wisconsin towns of Gilman and Wausau were also struck.

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September 5, 1983:

In the late afternoon and early evening, hail up to 2 and inches in diameter pounded crops, trees, buildings, and windows resulting in extensive damage in Spink, Beadle, Turner, and Clay Counties. Trees were stripped with numerous branches broken off.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 102 (1945) Aberdeen: 32 (1962)
Kennebec: 109 (1933) Kennebec: 34 (1935)
Mobridge: 107 (1913) Mobridge: 35 (1929)
Pierre: 105 (1933) Pierre: 38 (1965)
Sisseton: 98 (1978) Sisseton: 36 (1937)
Timber Lake: 104 (1945) Timber Lake: 35 (1965)
Watertown: 99 (1945) Watertown: 33 (1929)
Wheaton: 99 (1978) Wheaton: 38 (1962)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 0.95" (2004)
Kennebec: 0.96" (2004)
Mobridge: 1.96" (1938)
Pierre: 1.02" (2004)
Sisseton: 2.23" (2004)
Timber Lake: 0.94" (1938)
Watertown: 1.57" (1948)
Wheaton: 2.81" (1938)


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