Time Ticking Until the Big Eclipse

June 21, 2017 0 Comments
Time Ticking Until the Big Eclipse

Finding a hotel room maybe difficult around August 21st in southern Illinois as star gazers from all over the world converge for a major solar eclipse. The eclipse count down continues.  Here’s a National Weather Service link with all the details. https://www.weather.gov/source/crh/eclipse.html?sid=lsx

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Astronomical Summer Approaches

June 19, 2017 0 Comments
Astronomical Summer Approaches

The Summer Solstice or Astronomical Summer begins at 11:24 p.m. Tuesday.  This means the direct rays of the sun are over the Northern Hemisphere including central Illinois.  The sun is actually farther away from the earth in summer and closer in winter.  Think of it as holding a flash real close to a wall.  There’s […]

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Severe weather likely Saturday

June 16, 2017 0 Comments
Severe weather likely Saturday

After an eventful week weather wise so far, the risk for severe weather returns to central Illinois Saturday afternoon/evening. The Storm Prediction Center has positioned an “Enhanced Risk” for severe weather over central Illinois (brown-shaded area indicates a 30% chance for severe storms within 25 miles of a given location). It will be interesting to see if […]

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Possible Severe Weather

June 15, 2017 0 Comments
Possible Severe Weather

A series of short waves will come our way bringing occasional showers & thunderstorms.  The Storm Prediction Center has placed much of the area in a marginal risk for severe weather tomorrow.  A marginal risk means isolated severe weather is possible but nothing widespread. It appears the best chance for severe will be Saturday evening […]

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Hot weather continues/storms impact this afternoon

June 14, 2017 0 Comments
Hot weather continues/storms impact this afternoon

Hot and sticky weather continues this afternoon with high temperatures forecast to reach near 90°. We’ve already hit 90°+ 5 different times this month and today would mark the third consecutive day. Heat index values are expected to bump into the mid 90’s by the early afternoon hours. The heat isn’t the only talking point this […]

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January 18, 2017 0 Comments
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January 5, 2017 0 Comments

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