Dry Sunday, Next Rain Maker Moves in Monday

Its been a wet weekend around here, and that trend should continue for mainly Central and Southern Illinois through Saturday. Sunday we will see a break from the rain, but a new system is forecast to quickly develop across the southern plains and move up through the midwest. Current track […]

Timing the Holiday Rains

After a mild and breezy Wednesday, rain will move in Thursday and affect most of us through the weekend. Models have backed off on the amounts a bit for Northern Illinois, but with at least an inch of water still on the ground in the form of the current snowpack […]

Thaw Continues, Heavy Rain Threat Develops by Friday.

Our recent snowfall will be but a distant memory come this weekend, when a whole new weather woe takes aim on Northern Illinois (seriously, we cover weather for the entire┬ástate, does Southern Illinois EVER get any weather?) Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to be sunny with temperatures above freezing, allowing […]

Flash Flood Watches Issued as Heavy Rain Event Gets Underway

Our anticipated heavy rain even we have been highlighting in recent articles is set get underway and the first set of Flash Flood Watches have been issued, mainly across southern Illinois. Currently these go through Wednesday afternoon. It appears the heaviest rain will fall Tuesday and Tuesday night, before tapering […]