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UTTER DISAPPOINTMENT: Storms ruin JC fireworks, leave damage throughout southern Illinois
Thursday evening storms leave damage across southern Illinois and ruin Johnston City fireworks event.
BY HOLLY KEE
Jun 29, 2018 12:21 AM
Early-evening storm leaves its mark on southern Illinois
An early evening storm roared its way across southern Illinois Tuesday, leaving some major damage in parts of Williamson and Saline County.
By John D. Homan
Apr 6, 2018 11:56 AM
Sub-zero temps plague region
Du Quoin District 300 students are out of school again today, as a sub-zero windchill combined with the effects of two winter storms gave students an extended holiday.
By Pete Spitler
Jan 17, 2018 12:09 PM
Monday's forecasts promising, but rain threat exists
Three forecasters -- the National Weather Service, AccuWeather and the Farmer's Almanac -- all say Solar Eclipse Day in southern Illinois will start out dry and sunny. By 1 p.m., though, our area is in danger of potential thunderstorms.
Aug 18, 2017 2:56 PM
Climatologist: May slightly cooler than normal
The statewide average temperature for May was 61.9 degrees, 0.8 degrees below normal, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel with the Illinois State Water Survey.
Courtesy of the Illinois State Water Survey
Jun 9, 2017 1:50 AM
Saturday deluge brings more floods
Heavy thunderstorms Saturday morning brought a return of flood waters to Du Quoin and the surrounding communities following a week of largely dryer conditions.
May 23, 2017 7:11 AM
Campers rescued from Piney Creek
Five people were rescued from flash flooding at the Piney Creek Ravine Nature Preserve on Saturday morning.
By Staff Report
May 24, 2017 9:55 AM
Disaster declaration in effect across Perry County
The Perry County Emergency Management Agency has established a disaster resource hot line for any residents that have been affected by the recent flooding.
May 8, 2017 5:00 AM
Sheriff responds to drivers stranded in water
The Perry County Sheriff's Office says deputies have responded to several incidents of drivers stranded in high water since the flooding that began last weekend.
May 4, 2017 5:00 AM
Health Department makes flood resources available
The health department is setting up a place in Franklin County to help distribute information and resources to residents who have been affected by the recent floods.
May 4, 2017 5:00 AM
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