Weather Almanac For 6/7
This Day In Weather History1907 - 4 people were killed when a tornado moved across Washington County from near Covington to New Minden. Another violent tornado in southern Clark County destroyed or damaged every building in Old York. The tornado was on the ground for 15 miles, crossing into Indiana.
1993 - 2 to 5 inches of rain in 3 hours brought flooding to the Chicago Metropolitan area. Over the period of a day, up to 6.5 inches of rain fell, producing one of the greater floods noted in that area.
2008 - 8 different tornadoes came from one supercell that developed over western Illinois and moved east into Indiana. Some of the southern Chicago suburbs had tornadoes touch down and 4 of the tornadoes were rated as EF-2s.
|Champaign-Urbana||80||60||100 (1933)||36 (1894)|
|Danville||81||59||102 (1933)||42 (1977)|
|Decatur||82||60||99 (1933)||40 (1894)|
|Effingham||81||60||96 (1963)||45 (2000)|
|Springfield||81||60||99 (1933)||46 (1913)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:24 AM||8:20 PM|
|Danville||5:21 AM||8:18 PM|
|Decatur||5:28 AM||8:22 PM|
|Effingham||5:28 AM||8:18 PM|
|Springfield||5:31 AM||8:25 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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