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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.
MOUNT VERNON, Ill. (AP) — Cleanup is underway in portions of southern Illinois a day after severe storms that spawned deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma and Arkansas rumbled through the region.
CHICAGO (AP) — Meteorologists say Illinois could close out the weekend windy and likely rainy but may be spared the kind of violent weather that may hit other parts of the Midwest.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials say the level of soil moisture is high across Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State agriculture officials say wet, cold weather has kept Illinois farmers out of their fields this spring. Only 1 percent of the corn crop has been planted.