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Published October 06, 2013, 10:15 AM

Storm dumps record amount on SW North Dakota town

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A storm that shut down roads in southwestern North Dakota dumped a record amount of snow on Hettinger.

By: Associated Press, WDAY

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A storm that shut down roads in southwestern North Dakota dumped a record amount of snow on Hettinger.

The National Weather Service says Hettinger received 18 inches of snow from the storm that moved out of the area Saturday night. That's a record for a 24-hour period in October.

The previous daily mark for Hettinger in October was 8 inches.

Weather service officials say the snow could stick around for a couple of days. Sunday's forecast high is 45 degrees in Hettinger.

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