Weather Almanac For 6/23
This Day In Weather History1962- A tornado in Cook County severely damages 14 homes in Oak Forest, with 40 others having minor damage. Damage was estimated at $1.1 million along the half mile long path.
1994- Severe thunderstorms moved across central Illinois, from Quincy to south of Decatur. In the town of Moweaqua, in Shelby County, strong winds downed or destroyed over 1,000 trees, with numerous power and phone lines down. Property damage around the area was estimated near $750,000, with crop damage estimated to be near $6 million.
|Champaign-Urbana||84||64||99 (1930)||45 (1972)|
|Danville||85||63||100 (1930)||42 (1918)|
|Decatur||86||64||103 (1923)||43 (1972)|
|Effingham||86||64||100 (1988)||45 (1992)|
|Springfield||85||64||99 (1934)||45 (1972)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:24 AM||8:26 PM|
|Danville||5:22 AM||8:24 PM|
|Decatur||5:28 AM||8:28 PM|
|Effingham||5:29 AM||8:24 PM|
|Springfield||5:31 AM||8:31 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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