Illinois Weather Trivia for June 27th

6/27/1945
A tornado moving across northwest and north central Illinois was nearly a mile wide at times. Bureau and LaSalle Counties were the tornado's primary target. The tornado was accompanied by a downburst of strong winds, 8 miles wide, causing extensive damage. Three farms near Princeton had every building and silo blown away.

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