Weather Almanac For 6/6
This Day In Weather History1874 - The northwest Illinois town of Tampico was torn apart by a tornado of F3 strength. No one was killed, but 20 people were injured.
1987 - Hail up to 3.5" in diameter fell in St. Clair County, which is in the St. Louis Metropolitan area. Belleville, Cahokia, Freeburg, and Millstadt all had major damage. Crops were smashed and the leaves of trees were stripped. Vehicles took $9 million in damage and buildings took $4.5 million in damage.
2008 - Southeast Illinois had strong to severe thunderstorms in the moring hours that produced heavy rainfall. Many places saw 3 to 7 inches and one place south of Martinsville saw 9.10 inches. Nearly 100 homes in the county were damaged from the flash flooding that occurred and every county road as well as portions of I-70 were closed due to high water.
|Champaign-Urbana||80||59||97 (1925)||34 (1894)|
|Danville||81||58||101 (1925)||40 (1998)|
|Decatur||82||59||101 (1934)||32 (1894)|
|Effingham||81||60||95 (1977)||47 (1958)|
|Springfield||81||59||99 (1933)||42 (2000)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:24 AM||8:19 PM|
|Danville||5:22 AM||8:17 PM|
|Decatur||5:28 AM||8:21 PM|
|Effingham||5:28 AM||8:18 PM|
|Springfield||5:31 AM||8:24 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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