Early September may still technically be summer, but Black Hills residents woke up to a very winter-like view on Sept. 11, 2014. As much as 8 inches of snow were dumped on parts of the Hills during the storm, and downtown Rapid City saw its earliest snowfall since 1888 according to the National Weather Service.
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