Illinois Climate Network: Station Metadata: Peoria, Illinois State Water Survey

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Illinois Climate Network: Station Metadata: Peoria

The Peoria weather station is located on the campus of Illinois Central College northeast of East Peoria in Tazewell County. The station is on a plain above and east of the Illinois River valley and separated from the river valley bluffs by a forested strip. The tower is located 72 m northeast of a solar house on the campus and 132 m northwest of the campus recreation center. The major obstruction to the east is a baseball fence at 56 m, beyond which is an open field with only scattered deciduous trees to a distance greater than 1,500 m. Mature deciduous trees are located 220 m northwest of the tower and 115 m north of the tower. Smaller deciduous trees exist northeast of the tower from 85 to 160 m. South of the tower, there are scattered evergreen and deciduous trees at distances of 51 to 375 m. A parking lot and campus buildings are approximately 750 m west of the tower. Small immature pines are planted around the solar house and are as close as 36 m to the weather tower. The general terrain around the station is lightly rolling for distances greater than 1,500 m.

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