Illinois Weather Trivia for August 29th

8/29/1955
A tornado made intermittent contact along a 15 mile path, beginning 13 miles southwest of Jacksonville and ending in town. Homes in the northwest corner of Jacksonville lost their roofs. Two people were injured.
8/29/1990
A severe thunderstorm produced wind gusts in the 85-90 mph range in Bloomington. Heavy damage occurred to a concrete building, with other damage to metal buildings, roofs, and trees throughout McLean County.

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