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 Median date of last spring freeze
Spring has finally arrived, but the colder weather can still occur into April.  This map shows the median date of the last spring freeze in central and southeast Illinois.  Most of the area favors the period around the middle of April.
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2014 Event Summaries:
Jan 4-5 -- Winter Storm
Jan 6-7 -- Bitter Cold Wind Chills
Feb 17 -- Ice, Snow and Snow Rollers
Feb 20 -- Tornado Outbreak
2013-14 Snowy & Bitter Cold Winter

Illinois Weather Trivia
4/24/1880
Several tornadoes affected parts of central and southwest Illinois. One tornado of F4 intensity touched down near Jerseyville, and killed one person along an 18 mile path. Another F4 tornado passed just north of Carlinville and lifted near Atwater, destroying 50 buildings. Six people were killed in Christian County by an F5 tornado, which tracked from 9 miles southwest of Taylorville to near Sharpsburg. A fourth tornado touched down a few miles southeast of Springfield, and moved northeast to Dawson.
4/24/1961
A tornado traveled a 75 mile path across west central Illinois. The tornado touched down southeast of Quincy, moving through Winchester (Scott County), before lifting southwest of Springfield. Three people were injured at Winchester, and many buildings were damaged.
For more weather history, visit our Illinois Weather Trivia page!


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