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.
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