Illinois Weather Trivia for September 28th

Springfield finally reported measurable precipitation, ending a 37 day streak of precipitation totals no greater than a trace. The month finished with a total of 0.14 inches, which stood as the driest September on record until 1979.
Unseasonably cold weather brought September record low temperatures to Peoria, at 24 degrees, and Champaign, at 29 degrees. Records for the date were set at Springfield, Lincoln, and Decatur.
A strong tornado moved across Lake County, from North Chicago to Lake Michigan, around sunrise. $1 million damage was reported, much of it to the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, where many barracks were destroyed is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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