Mt. Vernon

Freeze Warnings Issued Across Southern Illinois for Upcoming Weekend.

Cruel, simply cruel. After the stretch of warm weather we’ve had, nature is reminding us it can still get cold this time of year. Beginning Friday night temperatures should dip below freezing and may stay there much of the weekend, with the coldest temperatures expected Sunday morning that may dip […]

Potential Ice Storm This Weekend? A First Look.

Very unsettled weather will take aim on the region this weekend. A slow moving frontal zone is expected to be the focus for a prolonged period of precipitation beginning Friday and potentially lasting through Monday. Right now the potential for freezing rain (ice) is the main concern, especially with the […]

Inclement Weather for Christmas 2016?

Good evening everyone! I hope you were all able to thaw yourselves out after a few days of brutally cold temperatures and snow. Our last event went pretty much as forecast. There is no such thing as a perfect forecast, but there are good ones! I believe the National Weather […]

Warmup Begins Midweek – 70s by Weekend. Low Precip Chances.

Finally some good news. The pattern that brought an unusual bought of wintry weather across Illinois last week is finally being pushed out of here, allowing for a different pattern to begin taking hold. After one more shot of chilly air Tuesday, temperatures will begin moderating back to spring-like temperatures […]