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 20 December 1986 → An "Alberta Clipper" intensified explosively south of New England bringing high winds, torrential rains, and heavy snows to the region. Up to 4 inches of rain fell in southern areas and winds gusted frequently to 70 mph. 30 inches of snow fell in southern Vermont, 24 inches on the higher elevations of western Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire.
 20 December 1990 → Snow fell at Santa Maria, CA for the first time since records were kept.

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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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