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High Winds Driving Critical Fire Weather; Tracking Hazardous Weather South to East

High winds in southern California are contributing to critical fire weather in the region today into Saturday. A couple of severe thunderstorms may affect areas from South Texas to southern Mississippi today while areas of heavy rain could cause flash flooding. A significant storm system may bring areas of heavy rain, strong winds and heavy snow to the northeastern U.S. Monday. Read More >

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Observers Needed!
The NWS is in need of observers at the following stations: 

  • Canton
  • Morrisonville

If you know of anyone who would be interested, please contact Billy Ousley at 217-732-3089 (weekdays, 8 am to 4:30 pm) or E-mail


Recording Rain Gage (HPD) data is due into our office by the 5th of each month.

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