GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Officials in one small Illinois town hit by a tornado last November say the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of the state’s appeal for federal disaster assistance will leave them to make tough financial decisions.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois blood bank says this year’s winter weather has prompted a dwindling supply of blood in parts of the state.
HUNTLEY, Ill. (AP) — An elderly woman who apparently wandered away from her northern Illinois home was later found dead in the snow along a roadside by a passing driver.
GENOA, Ill. (AP) — One of the coldest winters on record in northern Illinois has taken its toll on an annual maple syrup festival.
LINCOLN, Ill. (AP)–Tornado sirens across Illinois are getting ready to sound as part of a statewide emergency preparedness drill.
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.