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Weather Almanac For April 28th

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for April 28th.

Weather Almanac For 4/28

This Day In Weather History

1956 - Two people drowned when a tornado overturned their boat on a lake.  This happened northwest of Litchfield.  Damage was done to the roofs of two farm houses and threw 2-ton grain bins for 100 yards.

1996 - 40 to 50 mph winds roared across central Illinois and gusts were over 60 mph.  Damage was reported in many places, including numerous trees and power lines down.  In Charleston, part of the roof was blown off a high school.  Pana had a window blown out of a building and the roof of that building was also damaged.  Forsyth had a tree fall onto a car.


Temperature Information


Averages
Records

High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana684686 (1952)30 (1992)
Danville694688 (1915)26 (1934)
Decatur714790 (1899)27 (1928)
Effingham694789 (1970)32 (1992)
Springfield694787 (1951)31 (1992)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2014


Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana5:57 AM7:45 PM
Danville5:54 AM7:42 PM
Decatur6:00 AM7:47 PM
Effingham6:00 AM7:44 PM
Springfield6:03 AM7:50 PM


Some information gathered from the National Weather Service and other government agencies. Data for averages are based on 1981 to 2010 averages. Record highs are based on different times of record. Here are when records stared for each observation point: Danville; 1895, Decatur; 1893, Effingham; 1951, Springfield; 1879, Urbana; 1888.
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