Preliminary evaluation of the 1976 rain modification project in central Illinois

Authors

  • Stanley Changnon Jr.
  • Neil Towery

Keywords:

Weather Modification Research, Weather Modification Operations

Abstract

The first major weather modification project to occur in lllinois was  pursued in east-central lllinois during late July-August of 1976. It related to an effort to increase summer rainfall. A group of  farmers and others concerned with agricultural production in a  5-county area centered on Coles County decided to raise funds and  hire a cloud seeder in an effort to increase the precipitation.....

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Technical Notes and Correspondence