Browse Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) by Subject "lake effect"
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(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 ...
(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 ...