Illinois Weather Trivia for October 24th

10/24/2001
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.

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