Illinois Weather Trivia for February 21st

A storm system moving through the central U.S. brought copious rainfall to parts of northern and central Illinois on the 20th and 21st. A large area of the state from Quincy to Chicago reported in excess of 3 inches of rain, with local amounts to near 4 inches. Peoria reported a two-day rainfall total of 3.58 inches, which is about 2-1/2 times the normal for the entire month of February.
An ice and sleet storm occurred across far southern portions of Illinois. Ice accumulations of 1/4 to 1/2 inch were reported along the Ohio River, while sleet accumulated up to 2.5 inches in depth near Mount Vernon. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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