Category Archives: Weather

Power Outage hits WIU Saturday

Ameren’s Power Outage website reported that 214 customers were without power today for roughly an hour in the 61455 zip code. This power outage did affect Western Illinois University as…

Flash Flooding Possible this Weekend

While there are no Flash Flood Watches in effect for Western Illinois at the time of this post, we are tracking the risks for Flash Flooding for this weekend thanks…

FINAL DROUGHT WATCH: Drought Conditions Erased Across State

The drought situation in Illinois has really improved since the last update back in mid July. Lots of rain has fallen across the region since that update¬†and that has erased…

Corbin/Olson Halls Designated as Cooling Centers during Heat Wave

Western Illinois University on Tuesday sent a press release out announcing that areas around campus have been designated as cooling centers during the excessive heat this week. Corbin and Olson…

DROUGHT WATCH: Areas Across Western Illinois Continue To Improve

Recent rainfalls across Illinois this week has continued to benefit Western Illinois. The Moderate Drought (D1) conditions that we had in Fulton, Peoria, Knox, and Warren counties has now been…

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