WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Residents of central and southern Illinois and elected officials are marking the one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that left more than a half a dozen people dead and destroyed numerous buildings.
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WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Officials say most of the buildings that were damaged or destroyed one year ago when a deadly tornado tore through the central Illinois community of Washington will be rebuilt by the end of 2014.
CHICAGO (AP) — Mindful of last winter’s visit from the polar vortex, Chicago is girding for colder weather with a bigger stockpile of salt and more snow plows.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ state climatologist says October was considerably wetter than the month usually is.
CHICAGO (AP) — Voters are taking their umbrellas to the polls with rain or at least cloudy skies in the forecast across Illinois on Election Day.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — The one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that struck the central Illinois city of Washington is approaching and the city’s administrator is set to provide a retrospective at Western Illinois University.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Streets and Sanitation Department says it will be ready for winter whether conditions are harsh or normal.
FREEBURG, Ill. (AP)–The National Weather Service confirms that at least two tornadoes touched down Monday in portions of southwestern Illinois, damaging roofs, uprooting trees and causing some power outages.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in southern Illinois say strong winds from a storm system moving across the nation’s mid-section caused damage in Belleville.
ALTO PASS, Ill. (AP)–Officials of a 111-foot cross in Alto Pass are allowing a small weather camera to be installed on top of the structure.