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This Day In Weather History

Las Vegas, NV (1975)
Flash flooding stranded more than 100 motorists on the strip. Cars were swept from casino parking lots, killing 2 persons and creating $1 million worth of damage. In spite of the flooding most casinos remained open and one owner exclaimed: "We'll have to have floating crap games before we interrupt any of the gamblers!"

Valley City, MO (1984)
A total of 8.75 inches of rain from heavy thunderstorms.

Near Kimball, NE (1984)
Pea-sized hail accumulated 4 inches deep on the ground.