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Amateur Weatherman Frankie MacDonald Covers All the Bases in His Severe Weather Alert for Illinois

Frankie MacDonald's weather forecast for our region during this past winter was described by one writer as "epic." On Monday, parts of Illinois were under the risk of severe thunderstorms, and Frankie made sure to once again sound the alarm. His warning includes a reminder to "order your pizzas and order your Chinese food" and to make sure to keep your phones and iPads charged. Frankie also recommends avoiding large puddles and not going too far on a walk without an umbrella. 

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

April Snow in Quincy, Illinois

We had a lovely weekend here in Quincy, but the weekend is obviously over and snow is falling again.Temperatures were in the 80's on Saturday and 70's on Sunday. Take a look at this video. It really is Monday

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Frankie MacDonald

Amateur Weatherman Frankie MacDonald Warns Illinois and Missouri of Approaching Storm [Video]

Let's be honest. The news of yet another winter storm is depressing. If you're like me, at this point you're getting desperate to find some way to stay cheerful. Amateur weatherman Frankie MacDonald just might be able to brighten your day. 

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Old Farmers Almanac
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The Old Farmer’s Almanac – is it Accurate?

Have you heard that the Old Farmer's Almanac predicts bad weather for us, this winter? Do you believe the Old Farmer's Almanac? Do you pay attention to what they predict?

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Which Extreme Weather Condition is Easiest to Recover From? [Poll]

Here we are, in a familiar situation. The rivers are rising, storms are brewing, and our insane weather continues. Just think, within the last few years we've had a blizzard, a heat wave, a drought, a couple floods, tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. Those are the ones I can remember. I doubt that anyone has a "favorite" extreme weather condition, but which of these events is the easiest to recover from?

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Both Ends Of The Rainbow – Does This Mean Two Pots Of Gold?

One of the better benefits of the rain is getting to see a rainbow. Last nights rainbow was spectacular! Almost a complete arc, some of it even doubled. I don't ever recall seeing a rainbow so large as the one from last night:

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Quincy's flooded Clat Adams Park on April 20, 2013.
Quincy's flooded Clat Adams Park on April 20, 2013.

Drastic Temperature Changes and Lots More Rain On the Horizon

As I write this, it's mostly sunny and 83 degrees on Wednesday afternoon.

Don't get used to it.

A drastic cold front will be sweeping across the area and some forecast models indicate the area could get upwards of four inches of rain over the next couple of days

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Funny Ways to Describe Our Bizarre Tri-State Weather

It's not only April, but the last half of April. Tax Day has come and gone. Easter is over. We're just a little over a month away from Memorial Day. And there were snow flurries this morning. What? 

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2012-12-20 10.25.36

Let it Snow – Snowstorm in Quincy, Hannibal, and Tri-States

The area's first real taste of weather has arrived. Temperatures started out mild, but have fallen below freezing, and a mix of rain and snow has become all snow. 2 - 4 inches of accumulation is predicted for the Quincy/Hannibal area.

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Are You Still Dreaming of a White Christmas? How Much Snow Would You Like to See on Christmas Day? [Survey]

The first few days of December, 2012 have been...strange, to say the least, when it comes to the weather. Most of us are not complaining. But as Christmas approaches, I can't help but think that it just won't be right if the temperature doesn't become more seasonable. And what about a white Christmas? Everyone likes a white Christmas, right?

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