Weather Almanac For 8/10
This Day In Weather History1974 - Tornadoes touched down in central Illinois as severe thunderstorms rolled through. 13 tornadoes were reported in Macon County alone, but no major damage was reported. Tornadoes also touched down near Litchfield, Mattoon, and Effingham.
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|Champaign-Urbana||84||64||99 (1893)||52 (1972)|
|Danville||84||64||101 (1911)||45 (1972)|
|Decatur||86||65||100 (1934)||52 (1927)|
|Effingham||87||64||98 (1988)||50 (1972)|
|Springfield||85||65||100 (1938)||51 (1972)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2016
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|Champaign-Urbana||6:00 AM||7:56 PM|
|Danville||5:58 AM||7:53 PM|
|Decatur||6:03 AM||7:58 PM|
|Effingham||6:03 AM||7:55 PM|
|Springfield||6:06 AM||8:01 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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