Illinois Weather Trivia for May 19th

Many rivers in central Illinois were affected by record flooding during May of 1943. On the Sangamon River, a record crest of 31.52 feet occurred at Riverton on this date. Downstream, a stage of 33.9 feet at Petersburg on the 20th resulted in large sections of the town being flooded. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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