Illinois Weather Trivia for April 5th

Severe thunderstorms moved across the northern 2/3 of the state. Baseball size hail at Galesburg caused $10 million damage to 700 cars and many homes. In East St. Louis, a wind gust of 77 mph and golfball-size hail was reported. Winds at Bloomington's airport gusted to 75 mph, causing the control tower to be evacuated. Other strong winds included 70 mph at Taylorville and 69 mph at Decatur. Extensive damage was reported due to the storms. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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