Illinois Weather Trivia for September 11th

9/11/1974
A flash flood affected parts of southeast Illinois during the late night hours. Most of the flooding occurred in Clark, Crawford, and Lawrence Counties. In the town of Birds, in far northern Lawrence County, 75 families were evacuated due to flood waters. 5 bridges were washed out, causing $250,000 damage.

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