LINCOLN, Ill. (AP)–Tornado sirens across Illinois are getting ready to sound as part of a statewide emergency preparedness drill.
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A search is expected to continue today in Fulton County for a man who is now believed to be missing after being reported as stranded in some flood waters.
LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is bracing for the next round of bitter temperatures.
It must take a certain kind of person to voluntarily jump into Lake Storey…in February…when the water temperature is below freezing and as much as a 17-inch-deep sheet of ice had to be cleared from part of the lake first.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — City officials in Decatur say they are releasing large quantities of water out of Lake Decatur that could lead to flooding and other problems along the Sangamon River.
This certainly has been a winter for unusual weather, and the last couple of days have likely been the tip of the iceberg — or, in Galesburg’s case, snow pile.
Rain, wind, thunderstorms, snow, cold, and mild weather all have been experienced in the area this week alone.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say no one was injured when a glass panel fell several stories onto Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue shopping district.
MECHANICSBURG, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service says four possible tornadoes touched down in central Illinois, causing minor damage.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in a central Illinois community are easing voluntary water restrictions.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — At least a handful of central Illinois cities can now say this long, cold winter is officially the snowiest ever.