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Severe storms impacting IL farmers

A meteorologist with the National Weather Service says the number of major storms that have impacted Illinois farmers and communities is up this year. Ed Shimon, at NWS’s Lincoln office, tells Brownfield hail and flooding have caused major headaches. “The atmosphere is holding a... Read More.

Active severe weather season expected

February ended with a widespread outbreak of severe weather and wild temperature swings across the Midwest. Eric Snodgrass, chief science fellow at Nutrien Ag Solutions, says… “There was quite a bit of hail damage across the state of Illinois, especially in the northern part of... Read More.

Severe Weather Preparedness Week is March 6-10

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension News Service MANHATTAN, Kan. – Live in Kansas and the Midwest for very long, and it becomes commonplace to expect a wide variety of spring and summer weather. Tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail, flash flooding and... Read More.