Illinois Weather Trivia for April 12th

4/12/1903
A tornado touched down 2 miles southeast of Lincoln, and moved northeast to Waynesville. The tornado peaked at F2 intensity. No deaths were reported. Another tornado touched down in Douglas County, 4 miles northeast of Atwood, killing a mother and baby.
4/12/1945
A family of small tornadoes moved across Adams County, accompanied by downburst winds. Damage in Quincy was reported to be $2.2 million, with significant damage to the business district, including the loss of the courthouse dome.

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