(3:00PM Fri, Feb 24th 2023) A brief recap of the storm system that moved through the region Wednesday through Thursday, Feb 22-23rd. This storm system brought multiple modes of weather to the state, including; Severe t'storms, heavy rainfall/flooding, freezing rain and high winds.
•A storm system moved through the region Wednesday through Thursday, Feb 22-23rd, bringing multiple modes of weather to the state.
•A few rounds of isolated to scattered severe t'storms affected portions of Central and Southern Illinois, with a few reports of hail and numerous reports of damaging winds.
•Periods of freezing rain produced to ice accumulation across portions of Northern Illinois, ranging from a glaze to 0.25-0.50". Widespread tree damage and power outages occurred across portions of Northern Illinois, as a result of the ice accumulation.
•Periods of high winds occurred across much of the state, with 30-55MPH wind gusts common.
•Widespread rainfall totals of 0.25-1.50" occurred across much of the state, with a narrow corridor of 2.00-4.00" rainfall totals and localized flooding across portions of Central Illinois.
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