Illinois Weather Trivia for March 1st

3/1/2002
Snowfall totals of 6 to 8 inches were measured in the central Illinois counties along and west of the Illinois River, from early evening on the 1st through the 2nd. Strong northwest winds, with gusts approaching 40 mph, produced significant blowing and drifting snow. Most roads were snow and ice covered, with numerous traffic accidents reported. Northern Illinois was hit harder, receiving 6 to 11 inches of snow, with 11.1 inches reported at Rockford.

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