Illinois Weather Trivia for February 7th

A tornado touched down in the southern tip of Illinois, hitting the towns of Meridian and Villa Ridge, north of Cairo. Parts of some barns were carried over a mile. Another tornado in Clinton County picked up a home, turned it around, and returned it to the ground.
A winter storm affected central and southern Illinois from the 6th through the 9th. The heaviest snowfall of 6 inches was reported near Decatur, Salem, and in the far southeast part of the state. Heavy snow of 5 inches was also found from near Mason City northwest to near Burlington, Iowa. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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