Illinois Weather Trivia for October 24th

Severe thunderstorms affected central Illinois, primarily between I-55 and the Indiana border. A tornado touched down on the southwest side of Monticello and moved northeast, causing $2.2 million damage. A second tornado touched down around I-57 and I-74 near Champaign, causing $500,000 damage. Wind gusts of 60 to 70 mph were common with these storms, and hail as large as golfballs fell in Decatur. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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