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July 13th

Local and Regional Events:

July 13, 1964:

Early morning low temperatures dropped into the lower to mid-30s across the northern half of the state. Some low temperatures include 32 degrees at Castlewood, 33 in Andover and 4 miles NW of Onida.


Local Climate Information:

Click HERE for daily climate information for Aberdeen, Mobridge, Pierre, Sisseton, and Watertown.

Click HERE for daily climate information for Sioux Falls, Huron, Mitchell, and Sioux City.


U.S.A and Global Events for July 13th:

1895: A tornado that began in Cherry Hill, New Jersey made its way to Woodhaven, Long Island in New York. The image below is a hand-colored lantern slide in the Museum Library's Lantern Slide Collection.



1951: Rivers across eastern Kansas crest well above flood stage, causing the greatest destruction from flooding in the Midwestern United States to that time. Five-hundred-thousand people were left homeless, and 24 people died in the disaster. Click HERE for more information from the History Channel. Click HERE for additional photos from the United States Geological Survey.


The cloverleaf in North Topeka at the junction of U.S. Hwys. 24 and 75. The 
Recently opened Jayhawk Junior Motel was underwater on its roof. The photo was looking southeast (photo courtesy of G.L. Sardou, Topeka, Kansas).


Click HERE for more This Day in Weather History from the Southeast Regional Climate Center.