Weather Alerts for Illinois

Recent Locations: Belvidere, IL  

1. Flood Warning for: Crawford; Lawrence

2. Flood Warning for: Hancock

3. Flood Warning for: Hancock

4. Flood Warning for: Hancock; Henderson

5. Flood Warning for: Henderson

6. Flood Warning for: Henderson; Mercer

7. Flood Warning for: Jo Daviess

8. Flood Warning for: Mercer

9. Flood Warning for: Mercer; Rock Island

10. Flood Warning for: Rock Island

11. Flood Warning for: Rock Island

12. Flood Warning for: Rock Island

13. Flood Warning for: Rock Island; Whiteside

14. Flood Warning for: Carroll; Whiteside

15. Flood Warning for: Jo Daviess

16. Flood Warning for: Jackson

17. Flood Warning for: Brown; Cass; Morgan; Schuyler

18. Flood Warning for: Cass; Fulton; Mason

19. Flood Warning for: Marshall; Putnam

20. Flood Warning for: Peoria; Tazewell; Woodford

21. Flood Warning for: Brown

22. Flood Warning for: Calhoun; Greene; Jersey

23. Flood Warning for: Morgan; Pike

24. Flood Warning for: Pike; Scott

25. Flood Warning for: Alexander; Pulaski

26. Flood Warning for: Bureau; La Salle; Putnam

27. Flood Warning for: Alexander

28. Flood Warning for: Alexander; Jackson; Union

29. Lake Wind Advisory for: Alexander; Edwards; Franklin; Gallatin; Hamilton; Hardin; Jackson; Jefferson; Johnson; Massac; Perry; Pope; Pulaski; Saline; Union; Wabash; Wayne; White; Williamson

30. Flood Warning for: Adams

31. Flood Warning for: Adams

32. Flood Warning for: Adams

33. Flood Warning for: Adams

34. Flood Warning for: Calhoun

35. Flood Warning for: Calhoun

36. Flood Warning for: Jackson; Randolph

37. Flood Warning for: Jersey

38. Flood Warning for: Madison

39. Flood Warning for: Pike

40. Flood Warning for: Pike

41. Flood Warning for: Pike

42. Flood Warning for: St. Clair

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Weather Topic: What is Sleet?

Home - Education - Precipitation - Sleet

sleet Next Topic: Snow

Sleet is a form of precipitation in which small ice pellets are the primary components. These ice pellets are smaller and more translucent than hailstones, and harder than graupel. Sleet is caused by specific atmospheric conditions and therefore typically doesn't last for extended periods of time.

The condition which leads to sleet formation requires a warmer body of air to be wedged in between two sub-freezing bodies of air. When snow falls through a warmer layer of air it melts, and as it falls through the next sub-freezing body of air it freezes again, forming ice pellets known as sleet. In some cases, water droplets don't have time to freeze before reaching the surface and the result is freezing rain.

Next Topic: Snow

Weather Topic: What are Cirrus Clouds?

Home - Education - Cloud Types - Cirrus Clouds

cirrus clouds Next Topic: Cirrocumulus Clouds

Cirrus clouds are high-level clouds that occur above 20,000 feet and are composed mainly of ice crystals. They are thin and wispy in appearance.

What do they indicate?
They are often the first sign of an approaching storm.

Next Topic: Cirrocumulus Clouds