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New Year’s in Rockford the coldest on record

CHICAGO — The National Weather Service says Monday was the coldest New Year's Day on record in Rockford with a high of minus 1 degree and Chicago with a high of 1 degree. The bitter cold continued Tuesday as the weather service issued wind…

Bitter cold expected until New Year

CHICAGO — A white Christmas for much of the Northeast and Midwest has given way to bitter cold until the New Year. Chicago-area National Weather Service meteorologist Amy Seeley says to expect colder-than-normal temperatures the rest of the…

Illinois sees historically dry September

Last month was one of the driest Septembers on record for Illinois. One Downstate city had the driest month ever in its recorded history. According to the United States Drought Monitor, more than 92 percent of the state is experiencing what…

Cool August temps expected to continue

Illinois’ uncharacteristically cold weather in the first week of August looks like it will continue. The advice from the National Weather service? Enjoy it! Senior Meteorologist Ed Shimon with the National Weather Service in Lincoln says…