Snow rollers were observed across a large part of central Illinois on February 17, after wet snow was blown around by northwest winds. These snow rollers were photographed next to our office. (click image to enlarge)
Spring of 1977 was unusually mild in central Illinois. Average temperatures of 59.4 degrees in Springfield and 56.8 degrees in Peoria were the warmest on record. Meteorological spring is considered to be the period March 1 through May 31.