Illinois Weather Trivia for September 8th

9/8/1996
A severe thunderstorm in western Douglas County blew the roof off a barn near the town of Garrett, while lightning struck a second building. Damage from the subsequent fire was near $10,000. Numerous tree limbs and power poles were blown down as the storm moved to Tuscola. In Villa Grove, the storm blew over a tree, which fell onto a car.

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