The National Weather Service just posted the message below. As noted in an earlier posting Galesburg has already experienced its wettest June on record with 11.25 inches.
RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL 1055 PM CDT TUE JUN 22 2010 ...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL 2.46 INCHES IN LINCOLN IL JUNE 22... ...WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD IN LINCOLN WITH 9.85 INCHES SO FAR THIS MONTH... A RECORD RAINFALL OF 2.46 INCHES WAS SET AT LINCOLN IL TODAY WITH 2.42 INCHES FALLING IN LESS THAN 6 HOURS THIS MORNING. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 2.33 INCHES SET IN 1924. SO FAR THIS MONTH 9.85 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN LINCOLN THROUGH JUNE 22ND AND THIS BECOMES THE WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD...JUST BEATING THE 9.83 INCHES SET IN 1947. THERE ARE STILL EIGHT MORE DAYS IN THE MONTH TO GET MORE PRECIPITATION...AND MORE HEAVY RAINS ARE STILL POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HUETTL