CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ recent bout with severe weather — and the state’s response to it — will be the focus of a seminar with WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling and the director of the National Weather Service.
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The sound of hail hitting your house or your car may have given you an early wake-up call yesterday, as the first real spring storm of the season caused very few problems otherwise in the Galesburg area.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Ameren Illinois officials say crews have restored power to almost all of their customers who lose electricity during powerful storms.
The weather has caused a number of sporting events to be cancelled today. Click “Cancellations” on the left side for the latest list. Or, stay tuned to WGIL throughout the day. Also, stay with WGIL and WGIL.com for the latest weather details, with parts of the region expected to get severe weather today.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Portions of southern Illinois are being told to brace for a second round of potentially volatile storms after a possible tornado hit neighboring Missouri.
As ponds, rivers, and lakes around Illinois begin to thaw, evidence of “Winter fish kill” becomes more apparent.
Around the state, people are seeing a large number of dead fish, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says the higher numbers are a result of a harsh winter.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service says tornadoes, strong winds and large hail could pound portions of southern and southwestern Illinois in the coming days.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ climatologist says winter continue continued to hang on in the state through most of March with colder-than-usual temperatures.
We’ll talk with GHS A.D. Ralph Henning at 8:10.
With the construction going on at Galesburg High School, the baseball and softball fields are currently not usable. Ralph Henning will join us to discuss whether the Streaks will get a chance for any home games this season at 8:10 on the WGIL Morning News.
County Highway Administrator Duane Ratermann told the County Board’s Highway, Assessor, and Zoning Committee last night the recent snow melt and mild temperatures which caused flooding along the Spoon River near London Mills, also caused portions of County Highways 17 and 28 to be damaged and have to be repaired — the sort of damage Ratermann says doesn’t usually crop up this early in the year.