Illinois Weather Trivia for October 9th

10/9/1943
During World War II, weather reports were censored in the U.S., because of the belief that they "could aid the enemy" in the event of an invasion. Even if there was two feet of snow on the ground, which everyone could see, newspaper and radio reports were not allowed to mention the snow.

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