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Show us your #SafePlaceSelfie on April 8th!

Published 2020-04-03

If there was one extreme weather preparedness action you want your loved ones to take, what would it be? For many, that one action is to know ahead of time where their safe place is located. On April 8th, 2020, at 11:11am local time, please join the National Weather Service and its Weather-Ready Nation Ambassadors to take a “selfie” and post with the hashtag #SafePlaceSelfie.

March Climate Summary

Published 2020-04-01

Keeping Track of the Last Freeze

Published 2020-04-01

While we get into the spring planting season, it is important to remember that freezing temperatures typically occur well into April over our area.

Two EF-1 Tornadoes Near the Illinois River Valley March 28th

Published 2020-03-30

Two tornadoes, both rated EF-1, produced damage in parts of west central Illinois west of the Illinois River valley during the evening of March 28th. Around 8 pm CDT, a tornado damaged homes and outbuildings south and east of Ipava in Fulton County. A second tornado damaged trees and roofs of buildings on the far southwest side of Peoria around 9 pm.

Storm Reports from Saturday

Published 2020-03-29

Need Some Education Ideas for Kids? Check Out Our Educational Resources

Published 2020-03-25

Need help while kids are at home with you? Check out our lessons, games, and videos to keep them engaged in science.

Spring Begins at 10:50 pm Thursday

Published 2020-03-16

The vernal equinox takes place at 10:50 pm on Thursday, March 19th.

2020 Spring Flood Outlook - Issuance #3

Published 2020-03-12

Time to "Spring" Forward - Daylight Saving Time Starts Tonight

Published 2020-03-07

Daylight Saving Time starts tonight

Weather Observers Needed: Effingham/Shumway and Hutsonville

Published 2020-03-02