Illinois Weather Trivia for February 21st

2/21/1997
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.
2/21/2008
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.

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