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Oppressive Heat Continues; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

An oppressive and dangerous heat wave continues across a large section of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from the central and southern Plains to the Southeast. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected in multiple spots, in Montana, parts of the Midwest and from the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Carolinas. Read More >

The Springfield NOAA Weather Radio station (WXJ-75) & Jacksonville NOAA Weather Radio station (WXM-90) are off the air, due to a problem with the telephone line that feeds the audio to the transmitter. Technicians have been notified, but we do not have an estimated service restore time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Some surrounding transmitters that serve part of the Springfield (WXJ-75) listening area include:

  • KZZ-65 in Bloomington (162.525 MHz) can be received in northeast Logan and northern De Witt Counties.
  • WXJ-76 in Champaign (162.55 MHz) can be received in parts of De Witt and Macon Counties.
  • KXI-79 in Hillsboro (162.425 MHz) can be received in eastern Macoupin and most of Montgomery Counties.
  • WXJ-92 in Macomb (162.5 MHz) can be received in western Cass County. 
  • WXJ-71 in Peoria (162.475 MHz) can be received in Mason and Logan Counties.
  • KXI-46 in Shelbyville (162.5 MHz) can be received in Christian and southern Macon Counties.

Some surrounding transmitters that serve part of the Jacksonville (WXM-90) listening area include:

  • KXI-70 in Jerseyville (162.450 MHz) can be received in Calhoun and Greene counties.
  • WXJ-92 in Macomb (162.5 MHz) can be received in western Cass County. 
  • WXK-82 in Hannibal (162.475 MHz) can be received in Brown and Pike counties.