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 Average date of first fall freeze.
The first fall freeze, with lows of 32 degrees or colder, typically occurs during the first half of October in central Illinois.  Click here to monitor the occurrence of this year's first freeze.
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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
May 21 -- Hail & Flooding East Central IL
May 28 -- Landspout Tornadoes
Oct 13 -- Shelby/Macon Co. Tornadoes

Illinois Weather Trivia
10/23/2010
Clouds were not formally named and classified until the early 19th century. Clouds were classified using Latin words to describe how the clouds appear to a ground observer. The initial classification had four basic cloud types; this was expanded in 1887 to also account for the height of the clouds above the ground, or their vertical appearance. This system of grouping cloud types is still in use today.
For more weather history, visit our Illinois Weather Trivia page!


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