CHICAGO (CBS) — A very rainy June for Illinois was not only the wettest June on record, but it was the second rainiest month ever recorded in 120 years. 245 more words
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The start of Illinois’ growing season is near and state climate experts say soil moisture levels are near normal.
Jennie Atkins of the Illinois State Water Survey at the University of Illinois said Tuesday that moisture levels were a little above normal for this time of year near the surface and just below normal a little deeper. 70 more words
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Illinois’ state climatologist says he believes the worst U.S. drought in decades likely will continue through next year.
Jim Angel of the Illinois State Water Survey says “it’s going to be a long, slow recovery from this particular drought.” Angel spoke Thursday during a conference in St. 93 more words