Illinois Weather Trivia for January 8th

1/8/1982
A 3-day blizzard began, affecting the northern 2/3 of Illinois. Actual snowfall from the storm was only around an inch, but the high winds led to whiteout conditions in many areas.
1/8/1998
A band of heavy snow began falling over northwest Illinois during the morning, and by evening, 4 to 8 inches of snow had fallen over much of the northern part of Illinois. The heaviest snow fell from west of Peoria to Rockford, and as far east as some of the Chicago suburbs.

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