Illinois Weather Trivia for May 1st

5/1/1983
Several tornadoes occurred in the eastern St. Louis metropolitan area. The strongest originated in Missouri, then moved across the Mississippi River, passing through Granite City and Edwardsville. This storm caused $400,000 damage. Another tornado near Lebanon injured 20 people. Further north, a tornado in Greenfield injured 15 people and caused extensive damage.

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