From Hot & Humid Conditions to Drenching Rains

June 19, 2018 0 Comments
From Hot & Humid Conditions to Drenching Rains

    It sure has been a hot start to our work week with temps in the 90s and heat index values in the triple digits. All the humidity in the atmosphere is creating a lot of moisture for storms to tap into as we go further into the work week. Right now, we are […]

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Explaining the Heat Index

June 18, 2018 0 Comments
Explaining the Heat Index

Whenever it gets hot in the summer like it has been the last few days, we’ll often times not just talk about the temperature, but add in the heat index to our weather forecasts and social media posts. We usually keep the explanation short on TV and typically it goes something like “it’s currently 93┬░ […]

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Comfortable For Now, But Heat and Humidity Return Later This Week

June 12, 2018 0 Comments
Comfortable For Now, But Heat and Humidity Return Later This Week

We’ve seen some hot weather recently, but if you’re not a fan of the above average temperatures and muggy conditions you’ll likely enjoy what is coming our way over the next couple of days. A cold front is moving through the area overnight. While this may bring with it a few stray showers, we’ll feel […]

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Severe Weather Likely Across the Southern Plains Later This Week

April 30, 2018 0 Comments
Severe Weather Likely Across the Southern Plains Later This Week

While the weather may be quiet here in the Heart of Illinois, the ingredients are coming together for an active week of severe weather in the central and southern plains. The Storm Prediction Center has already placed┬áportions of Kansas & Missouri in an Enhanced (3 out of 5) area for severe weather for Tuesday.   […]

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Thanksgiving Climate Stats

November 20, 2017 0 Comments

Ahh Thanksgiving the holidays are right around the corner. The heavenly smells of cornbread stuffing & turkey fill the air. Friends and family come from far and wide to spend the holiday together and to give thanks. It’s a day for eating good food, remembering what you are thankful for, and watching some football. The […]

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Roller Coaster Week Ahead

November 13, 2017 0 Comments

The heart of Illinois is in for a roller coaster of weather over the next week. With temperatures switching from the 40s to the 50s several times. We will see a cold front move through the region on Tuesday night into Wednesday giving us several chances for rainfall on Wednesday. We will see a break […]

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