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Severe Weather Likely This Morning and Early Afternoon

Severe thunderstorms are expected to move across central Illinois this morning and early afternoon. Damaging winds over 60 mph are likely. 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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