Snow finally falls in the Heart of Illinois

Published: Dec. 28, 2021 at 5:52 PM CST
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - It took longer than most years, but it finally happened.

We were flirting with the record for the latest first measurable snow on record in Peoria. While we didn’t set a new record this year, we did make the top 3.

Today's 1st measurable snow was the 3rd latest on record in Peoria.
Today's 1st measurable snow was the 3rd latest on record in Peoria.(First Alert Weather, Heart of Illinois ABC)

Peoria did actually have four days with a trace of snow in November, but officially 0.1″ needs to fall for it to be considered measurable.

Here are some snowfall reports from today:

- Germantown Hills, 3.2″

- Peoria International Airport, 2.7″

- Knoxville, 2.4″

- Peoria Heights, 2.4″

- Roanoke, 2.4″

- Yates City, 2.1″

- Norwood, 2.0″

- Henry, 2.0″

- Washington, 2.0″

- Hanna City, 2.0″

- Groveland, 1.5″

- Creve Coeur, 1.5″

First measurable snow of the winter.
First measurable snow of the winter.(Ashley Reed)
Snowfall in Bellevue today.
Snowfall in Bellevue today.(Deana Gaston)

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