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On this day in 1987, a 'Superstorm' hits the Twin Cities...

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A powerful line of thunderstorms producing tornados, damaging straight-line winds and heavy rain, known as the "Superstorm," hit the metro on July 23, 1987.

In a span of six hours, 10 inches of rain fell at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, causing the largest flash flood on record in the Twin Cities.

More than 9,000 homes were damaged and two people were killed.

Here's a number of television news reports from the event:

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