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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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