Rain Remnants of Barry to Hit Region Early Next Week By Brad Palmer • Jul 12, 2019 National Weather Service If you have outdoor yard work that needs done, it will be best to finish that this weekend. The National Weather Service says despite the heat, it will be mostly dry, particularly on Saturday. More Storms and Flooding Over the Weekend By Brad Palmer • Jun 24, 2019 Brad Palmer, WSIU Radio The National Weather Service office in Paducah says its damage survey determined an EF-1 tornado hit Moors Marina along Kentucky Lake in Marshall County on Sunday. Potential for Heavy Rain Heightens Flood Concern By Brad Palmer, Illinois Information Service & Associated Press & National Weather Service • Jun 6, 2019 Illinois State Police A low pressure system will drift into the region and stall, bringing the chance of heavy rains. While overall rainfall amounts into the weekend may average in the 1 to 2 inch range, locally higher amounts will be possible. Heavy Rain Could Lead to Flooding By Jordan Maddox • Feb 21, 2018 The National Weather Service in Paducah says Southern Illinois will get a lot of rain this week. Meteorologist Kevin Smith says the area can expect 3.5 to 4.5 inches through Saturday. Illinois Is Under Its First Ever Harvest Emergency By Illinois Public Radio • Nov 6, 2017 Illinois Farm Bureau Governor Bruce Rauner has declared a “harvest emergency” across Illinois. The designation means trucks carrying grain can exceed weight limits by 10 percent. Southern Illinois Steps Up to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims By Brad Palmer • Aug 28, 2017 FEMA Nearly 40 American Red Cross workers from central and southern Illinois have been deployed to Texas to help the thousands of people whose lives have been devastated by Tropical Storm Harvey. Patricia's Remnants Will Dump on Region This Week... By Jennifer Fuller • Oct 26, 2015 Some parts of the Quad-State could see more than two inches of rain over the next couple of days, as what's left of Hurricane Patricia moves across the region.