The Daily Eastern News

Freezing rain likely to cause slippery roads, sidewalks

Staff Report

January 14, 2019

The National Weather Service in Lincoln issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois, and west central Illinois. Overnight into Tuesday morning a weak weather system will “produce patchy freezing drizzle,” according to the report. Roads and walkways ...

Apology letter to Mother Nature

Kennedy Nolen, Columnist

April 3, 2018

Hey, Mother Nature. It’s me, Kennedy. I have a few things to tell you that I need to get off my chest on behalf of (most) humans. I know for hundreds and thousands of years, we humans have caused some damage to you. Pollution in all aspects like air, water and land pollution from factories, vehicle...

Thunderstorms cause flooding around Charleston, campus

Thunderstorms cause flooding around Charleston, campus

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

April 3, 2018

Flooding has filled Charleston following severe thunderstorms on Tuesday. Around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Cameron Craig, an instructor and climatologist at Eastern, said 4.3 inches of rain had fallen so far, but another inch and a quarter is expected. This exceeded April’s average for rainfall in C...

City experiences two different fog types this past week

Roberto Hodge, News Editor

December 7, 2015

Charleston was blanketed in two types of dense fog beginning Friday, which continued into Saturday and ended Monday. The city experienced Advection fog during the day and then Radiation fog in the evenings. Advection fog is when warm and moist air moves over a cool surface, which allows the air...

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