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Weather
6:44 pm
Sat January 10, 2015

Potential for Freezing Rain Across the Region

Credit National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issues a Freezing Rain Advisory for southern Illinois and portions of southeastern Missouri, southwestern Indiana and western Kentucky.

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Weather
6:10 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Bitter Cold Grips Region

After a relatively mild December, the quad-state region is getting its dose of bitterly cold weather this week.

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Severe Weather
4:34 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Severe Storms Down Trees and Power Lines

Downed tree and power line near intermediate school in Carterville
Jennifer Fuller, WSIU Radio

Severe storms across the region Monday afternoon downed trees and power lines.

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Weather
10:30 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Severe Weather Possible Monday; Tornado Watch until 7pm

A Tornado Watch (area in yellow) remains in effect until 7:00pm Monday for the WSIU listening area.
Credit National Weather Service

Weather watchers are keeping an eye to the sky today, as strong to severe storms are expected to develop ahead of a cold front that'll move through.

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Severe Weather
3:13 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Tornado Touches Down in Fairfield

Photo of apparent tornado Monday evening in Fairfield
Credit Listener provided

The National Weather Service in Paducah says it appears there was a tornado Monday in Fairfield.

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Quad State News
3:15 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Storms Move Across Quad-State

A strong storm system moves across northern Jackson County resulting in a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.
Credit WSIU Radio

Strong storms are moving across the quad-state this afternoon.

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Quad State News
9:55 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Remembering the 5th Anniversary of May 8th Derecho

Radar image of storm system as it moved through southern Illinois on May 8, 2009
National Weather Service Paducah

Today marks five years since a devastating storm system tore across southern Illinois, leaving miles of damage in its wake. 

WSIU’s Jennifer Fuller takes a look back at Friday, May 8, 2009 that began like so many other late spring days in Southern Illinois.

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Weather
1:30 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Flood Warning Extended Until 6:30pm (4/4/2014)

The National Weather Service in Paducah has extended the flood warning for southern Illinois until 6:30pm today for the following counties: Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Johnson, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, and Williamson counties.

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Quad State News
8:55 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Deep Southern IL Under Tornado Watch until 4:00 AM

TORNADO WATCH 55 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

ALEXANDER FRANKLIN GALLATIN
HAMILTON HARDIN JACKSON
JOHNSON MASSAC PERRY
POPE PULASKI SALINE
UNION WHITE WILLIAMSON

SIU
6:46 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

SIU Closed Monday

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be closed on Monday because of the weather conditions.

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