Illinois Weather Trivia for April 28th

4/28/1956
A tornado touched down northwest of Litchfield, damaging the roofs of two farm houses, and threw 2-ton grain bins for 100 yards. Two people drowned when a boat was overturned on a lake.
4/28/1996
Strong winds between 40 and 50 mph, with gusts over 60 mph, caused damage across a large area of central Illinois. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down, with some damage occurring to buildings. In Charleston, part of the roof was blown off a high school. At Pana, a window was blown out of a building and the roof of that building sustained some damage. In Macon County, a tree fell onto a car in Forsyth.

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