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Stormy Weather: Wettest June On Record For Illinois; Second Wettest Month Ever

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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April 12, 1958: Death of Edward Bartow

April 12, 1958: Death of Edward Bartow. “Edward Bartow (1870–1958) was an American chemist and an expert in the field of sanitary chemistry. His career extended from 1897 to 1958 and he is best known for his work in drinking water purification and wastewater treatment. 293 more words

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April 12, 1958: Death of Edward Bartow

April 12, 1958: Death of Edward Bartow. “Edward Bartow (1870–1958) was an American chemist and an expert in the field of sanitary chemistry. His career extended from 1897 to 1958 and he is best known for his work in drinking water purification and wastewater treatment. 293 more words

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Expert: Illinois Soil Moisture Good A Year After Drought

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

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April 12

April 12, 1958:  Death of Edward Bartow. “Edward Bartow (1870–1958) was an American chemist and an expert in the field of sanitary chemistry. His career extended from 1897 to 1958 and he is best known for his work in drinking water purification and wastewater treatment. 269 more words

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Illinois Climatologist Expects US Drought Through 2013

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

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Tornado Drought

Tornado Drought in Illinois

One of the side effects of drought is that usually reduces the amount of severe weather we experience in Illinois. This year was a good example of this. 135 more words

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