New wind chill advisory issued for East Central Illinois

LINCOLN (Heartland Newsfeed) — The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a new wind chill advisory for all of East Central Illinois except Ford and Iroquois counties.  It starts at 8 p.m. Wednesday and goes until 12 p.m. Thursday. Wind chill readings could reach -25, leading to an increased risk for frostbite and hypothermia. So you More...

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By Jake Leonard On Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Wind chill advisory active until Sunday evening

ST. LOUIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — Dangerously cold conditions will be present this weekend going into next week, according to an advisory and subsequent warning issued the National Weather Service in St. Louis More...

By United Press International On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Record-breaking heat wave hits western U.S. for Thanksgiving

LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Southern California and other western parts of the United States will experience a record-breaking heat wave for Thanksgiving. In the Los Angeles area, temperatures this week have been More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Tornado Watch 512 in effect until 7 PM

ST. LOUIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center has activated Tornado Watch 512 at 12:34 PM Sunday afternoon for the following counties in Illinois: Bond, Champaign, More...

By United Press International On Monday, September 11th, 2017

Hurricane Jose slowly weakening in the Atlantic

NASSAU, Bahamas (UPI) — Hurricane Jose, which was downgraded to a Category 2 storm Monday morning, is expected to continue weakening over the next couple of days as it lingers in the Atlantic Ocean east of More...

By United Press International On Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Hurricane Irma leaves 3 dead, 1.35 million without power

PATRICK SHORES, Fla. (UPI) — Hurricane Irma left three people dead and 1.35 million in Florida without electricity Sunday morning after the Category 4 storm made landfall in the Keys. Outer bands and storms More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Illinois Secretary of State issues consumer warning regarding flood-damaged vehicles from recent hurricanes

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White issued a warning Wednesday to consumers looking to purchase used vehicles to beware of flood-damaged vehicles resulting from flooding More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Tropical Storm Katia becomes hurricane in Gulf of Mexico

TAMPICO, Mexico (UPI) — Katia became the third hurricane active in the Atlantic on Wednesday, joining Irma and Jose, the National Hurricane Center said. Hurricane Katia became the third hurricane currently More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Rush Limbaugh’s dismissal of Irma ‘panic’ riles forecasters

NEW YORK (AP) — Rush Limbaugh has created a storm of his own by suggesting that the “panic” caused by Hurricane Irma benefits retailers, the media and politicians seeking action on climate change. FILE – More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Tropical Storm Jose strengthens to Category 1 hurricane

THE ATLANTIC OCEAN (UPI) — The National Hurricane Center said Jose strengthened into a hurricane Wednesday afternoon in the Atlantic Ocean. Jose strengthened into a hurricane Wednesday evening and its projected More...

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