Snowfall during December was a small fraction of what normally is observed. The map above shows the percent of normal accumulated snowfall. Snowfall was less than 25% of normal across the area, and some locations only saw flurries occur. (click image to enlarge)
A winter storm produced freezing rain and snow across central Illinois. Ice accumulations of 1/4 to 1/2 inch were common across Fulton, southern Peoria, Mason, Tazewell, Woodford, and McLean Counties. Around 1/2 inch of ice accumulated across Woodford County, with local 1 inch amounts of ice near Eureka. Just to the north, 6 to 9 inches of snow accumulated across Knox, Stark, Marshall, and northern Peoria Counties along with 1/4 to 1/2 inch of ice. Several trees and power lines were downed from ice accumulations across Peoria and surrounding counties, with power outages lasting from several hours to a couple of days.