ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Mississippi River is continuing its slow rise at several Missouri and Illinois towns, but there is reason for optimism after overnight rainfall wasn’t as bad as predicted.
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Populated areas along the rivers in western Illinois are still working to prevent flooding in the area.
JOY, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week that most of Illinois’ corn crop is in great shape. But some farmers in western and central Illinois suffered extensive damage from storms on Monday.
The heavy storms that came through the area in June have left many counties along the Mississippi river in limbo waiting to see if the river will breech any levees.
CHICAGO (AP) — The National Weather Service is reporting two tornadoes touched down in Illinois when a storm that dumped heavy rain swept across the state.
The month of June is behind us, and likely not a moment too soon thanks to all the weather yesterday that ended the month.
CHICAGO (AP) — The National Weather Service plans to send storm damage survey teams into parts of northern Illinois after strong storms and heavy rains.
CHICAGO (AP) — A severe thunderstorm watch is in place for northern Illinois as a second round of severe weather moves across the state.
GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Habitat For Humanity plans to dedicate the last of three homes it has built in an eastern Illinois town hit hard by a tornado last November.
RED BUD, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that small tornadoes were responsible for minor damage in portions of southwestern Illinois’ Monroe County.