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Record snowfall in Illinois, flooding in Florida

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Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Friday, May 16, 2014, 7:04 PM -

When most people think of May, they think of mild weather, but that hasn't been the case in parts of Illinois.

Take Rockford, for example, which is dealing with record-breaking snow.

The National Weather Service forecasts is calling for patchy frost to continue through the area through Friday night, with a low hovering around the freezing mark.


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Meanwhile, in Florida heavy rains have left streets flooded.

Rising waters stranded drivers and left employees stuck in their offices for several hours.

Public works employees say a plan is in place to alleviate flooding in the area.

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