Browse Prairie Research Institute by Subject "synoptic analysis"

  • Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Changnon, David; Stone, Phyllis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1980)
    For the first time since records began in the 1880s, a third consecutive severe winter occurred in Illinois in 1978-1979. Seventeen major winter storms, the state's record coldest January-February (15.9°F, or 14° below ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Changnon, David (Illinois State Water Survey, 1978)
    The Midwest, including Illinois, experienced in 1977-1978 its most severe winter since weather records began in the early Nineteenth Century. Illinois had a record-breaking number of 18 severe winter storms; 4 such storms ...

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  • Hilberg, Steven D.; Vinzani, Peter G.; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1983)
    The winter of 1981-1982 was Illinois' fourth severe winter in six years and the second most severe on record. Eighteen severe winter storms equalled the record number set in the winter of 1977-1978. The winter was unusually ...

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