Mother Nature gave many Galesburg residents one and maybe more wake-up calls overnight, but the weather didn’t cause the problems here it did in other parts of the state.
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WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Residents in the central Illinois town of Washington are taking stock of how far they’ve come since a tornado devastated their community six months ago — and of how far they still have to go.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Illinois roofers say they’re having a busy spring because of damage caused by November storms and a harsh winter.
Strong to severe thunderstorms moved through the region once again yesterday, but much like the first round, they didn’t provide many problems, if any, in Galesburg.
The National Weather Service doesn’t have any storm reports for the immediate area, but storm spotters did tell forecasters that roughly one-and-a-third inches of rain fell in town in just three hours yesterday evening.
TOWANDA, Ill. (AP) — Parts of Illinois are cleaning up after storms caused golf ball-sized hail and flash flooding in some communities.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The state climatologist says April was both cooler and more damp than usual across Illinois. But after months of below-average temperatures last month was closer to normal.
Galesburg missed the brunt of the storms, but Mother Nature’s wrath was definitely felt throughout the afternoon Monday.
The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH in effect until 7pm for the following counties in our area: Knox, Warren, Fulton, Hancock, Henderson, McDonough, Peoria, Stark, and Mercer Counties, along with parts of Iowa and Missouri. That means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in and close to the watch area. Tune in to AM 1400 WGIL if any warnings are issued. Stay with us for more details.