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12/1/18 Event Sets Record for Largest December Tornado Outbreak in Illinois History - UPDATED - Now 28

Published 2018-12-02

The December 1, 2018 severe weather event set the December record for most tornadoes in Illinois.

Tornado Outbreak of December 1, 2018

Published 2018-12-02

Unseasonably mild weather and a strong storm system resulted in an outbreak of severe weather, including several tornadoes.

SKYWARN HAM Radio Recognition Day 11/30 - 12/01/18

Published 2018-11-28

SRD was developed in 1999 by the NWS and the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). It celebrates the contributions that volunteer SKYWARN radio operators make to the NWS. During SRD, SKYWARN operators visit NWS offices and contact other radio operators across the United States and the world.

Recap of Sunday's Blizzard

Published 2018-11-26

The Thanksgiving holiday weekend ended with blizzard conditions impacting a large part of the Midwest, including areas of central Illinois.

Revisiting the Historic November 17, 2013 Tornado Outbreak, 5 Years Later

Published 2018-11-17

Five years ago, 25 tornadoes occurred across Illinois, including an EF4-strength tornado which devastated the town of Washington.

Winter Preparedness Week in Illinois: Nov.11th - 17th

Published 2018-11-07

October 2018 Climate Summary for Central & Southeast IL

Published 2018-11-01

Standard Time Resumes at 2 am Sunday

Published 2018-11-01

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 4th at 2 am. Be sure to set your clocks back an hour before going to bed Sunday night.

Halloween Weather History for Peoria and Springfield

Published 2018-10-29

Climate statistics show about 1 in 3 Halloweens will have measurable precipitation in Peoria and Springfield. However, just under 20% of years have had highs at least 70 degrees.

NOAA Releases Winter Outlook

Published 2018-10-18

A mild winter could be in store for much of the United States this winter, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. In the U.S. Winter Outlook for December through February, above-average temperatures are most likely across the northern and western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii.