Illinois Weather Trivia for December 28th

Record cold was found across central Illinois. Peoria's low temperature of 24 degrees below zero established a December record, while daily record lows were established at Champaign, at 20 below zero, and Springfield, at 14 below zero.
Spring-like weather spread across Illinois just a week after astronomical winter began. Springfield recorded a high temperature of 74 degrees, which tied the city's December record high. A high of 70 in Peoria stands as the second warmest December temperature on record, while Champaign recorded a daily record high of 68 degrees.
The second winter storm of the week produced 7 inches of snow around Lawrenceville. By the next morning, there were 16 inches on the ground, establishing Lawrenceville's record snow depth. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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