CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture has declared several counties in Eastern Illinois and Western Indiana a disaster area after a spring hail storm ruined area strawberry crops.
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois state climatologist says that after a cooler-than-usual July the summer finally turned warmer in August. And the season has been one of the wettest on record.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A thunderstorm left water standing in the basement of the Dana-Thomas House State Historic Site in Springfield, causing the cancellation of tours.
Recent rains have been beneficial for many of the area crops as they finish the growing season, but may be adding fuel to a late-season disease in soybeans.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Human Services has set up more than 100 cooling centers around the state as high heat and humidity linger.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Schools in some central Illinois towns will close early as high heat and humidity continue to linger across the state.
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials canceled the Chicago Air and Water Show Sunday because of poor visibility.
A round of scattered, strong thunderstorms earlier this week resulted in considerable hail damage to crops in some parts of Western Illinois.
UTICA, Ill. (AP) — Most of the trails at Starved Rock State Park have remained closed after a storm damaged countless trees four weeks ago.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Experts say what has so far been a cool, wet summer is probably limiting West Nile virus in Illinois.