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On January 25th and 26th, 2021, a swath of snow fell from the central Plains to Lower Great Lakes. In our area, the highest snow totals were generally along and north of I-88, where roughly 6 to 8 inches of snow fell along a narrow zone from Lee County to Lake County (IL). Higher totals were noted across Wisconsin and Iowa with this system.


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