Illinois Weather Trivia for June 23rd

6/23/1962
A tornado in Cook County severely damaged 14 homes in Oak Forest, with 40 others having minor damage. Damage was estimated at $1.1 million along the half mile long path.
6/23/1994
Severe thunderstorms moved across central Illinois, from Quincy to south of Decatur. In the town of Moweaqua, in Shelby County, strong winds downed or destroyed over 1,000 trees, with numerous power and phone lines down. Property damage around the area was estimated near $750,000, with crop damage estimated to be near $6 million.

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