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Severe weather roughs up region
Almost two months to the day after the Fat Tuesday tornadoes, Randolph County residents went another round with Mother Nature on Wednesday.
By Pete Spitler
Apr 26, 2017 8:55 PM
March precipitation above normal but Southern Illinois driest in state
March precipitation across the state was slightly above normal, according to the University of Illinois' Illinois State Water Survey.
Apr 4, 2017 5:00 AM
Chill in the air
Mar 14, 2017 5:00 AM
Warm temperatures visit Benton
Benton resident takes advantage of warm temperatures before winter marches back in for the weekend.
Mar 10, 2017 1:01 AM
Sunday lunches at Ponderosa to raise money for tornado victims
HARRISBURG -- Sunday's lunch or dinner at the local Ponderosa Steakhouse will be helping the American Red Cross and specifically the victims affected by the recent tornadoes in Missouri and Illinois. This Sunday, the Harrisburg Ponderosa Steakhouse will have a "Buy One, Give $1" fundraiser where every entrée or buffet sold will result in a $1 donation to the American Red Cross.
Mar 10, 2017 2:25 PM
Last week's tornado marked the end of an era at Elkville's Powerade Park
If it was truly a "Field of Dreams," the dream ended abruptly -- and it resembled something more like a nightmare during its final moments as last week's EF4 tornado cut a path of destruction through parts of southern Illinois.
By Geoffrey Ritter
Mar 9, 2017 5:00 AM
February breaks record for warm temps in Illinois
February was the warmest February on record for Illinois, according to state climatologist Jim Angel at the University of Illinois' Illinois State Water Survey.
Mar 8, 2017 5:45 AM
How do you cover a tornado? With guts and a little luck
In this letter to readers, General Manager Stefanie Anderson recounts the night of the Fat Tuesday tornado and how our newsrooms across southern Illinois responded.
By Stefanie Anderson
Mar 7, 2017 8:42 AM
Fat Tuesday tornado upgraded to EF-4
The Fat Tuesday tornado that hit Jackson and Franklin counties has been upgraded to an EF-4, the National Weather service has reported.
Mar 6, 2017 9:46 AM
Perryville tornado lasted more than an hour
The historical comparisons are evident. The National Weather Service's Paducah office - which assessed the damage from the Perryville tornado - released its final storm report on Saturday.
By Pete Spitler
Mar 8, 2017 8:37 PM
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