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 Doppler radar at the NWS office in Lincoln
Our Doppler radar is a familiar sight for travelers along Highway 10 east of Lincoln.  We recently prepared an online tour of the radar, which is available at this link.  There is also a YouTube video available as well.
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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

Illinois Weather Trivia
7/12/1995
An intense heat wave affected much of the Midwest for a 4-day period beginning on this day. The worst effects of the heat were noted in the Chicago metropolitan area, where 583 people died from the heat. Temperatures across the area reached as high as 105 degrees, with heat index values peaking at 125 degrees. Electricity and water usage reached record levels, causing periodic outages.
For more weather history, visit our Illinois Weather Trivia page!


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