Jim Angel

Severe Drought Threatens Midwest Corn Crops

Illinois Climatologist Expects US Drought Through 2013

The drought has withered crops and lowered the Mississippi River’s levels to a point that could force slowdowns, if not shutdowns, of barge traffic.

12/07/2012

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Yes, Illinois, June Was Hot, But Not The Hottest

If the sweat on your brow wasn’t proof enough, the Illinois Water Survey confirms that, indeed, June was extremely hot.

07/03/2012

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April Rainfall Sets An Illinois Record

The state water survey says average rainfall for the month was 7.45 inches. The typical average is 3.83 inches.

04/30/2011

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