Illinois Weather Trivia for February 10th

2/10/1932
Spring made a very early appearance across central Illinois. Peoria reported a high temperature of 74 degrees, setting a record for the month of February. Other record high temperatures for the date included 75 degrees at Springfield, 73 at Lincoln, 71 at Decatur, and 68 at Champaign.
2/10/1959
A violent tornado moved from St. Louis into the Venice and Granite City areas of Illinois. While the greatest damage and casualties occurred in Missouri, some damage to factories was reported in Illinois.

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