Illinois Weather Trivia for February 27th

A tornado moved across Madison County for 7 miles, peaking at an estimated F3 intensity, and destroying 11 homes, two churches, and a school in the western part of New Douglas. The death toll of 3 included a preacher during a church service, and two people in a funeral procession.
A snowstorm began in Peoria. 18 inches of snow fell during a 24 hour period on the 27th and 28th, setting a record for the city. This accounted for much of the 26.5 inches of snow that fell during the month; this total is the most snow ever to fall in one month in Peoria. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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