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Flood Threat Continues From Remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy will move into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Friday. Very heavy rainfall, flash flooding and severe storms will impact the Texas and Central Gulf Coasts today. The flood threat shifts to the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys Friday. Flash flooding can be deadly. Never attempt to drive through flooded roadways. Read More >

The growing season is beginning across the area.  If you are a home gardener, keep in mind that freezing temperatures have occurred into the first half of May across portions of northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana in the past. The probabilities of freezing temperatures drop significantly over the area (below 20-25 percent) after the first week of May.

Here is normal last freeze information: