Latest ENVIRONMENT News From The Illinois Newsroom Team

Winter Weather Advisory for Central Illinois: Friday 6am-6pm

The National Weather Service in Lincoln issued a Winter Weather Advisory for central Illinois, including Champaign-Urbana, Danville and Decatur. Meteorologists are forecasting two to four inches of snow. Click below for the latest from meteorologists. Click here for

Kickapoo Rail Trail on track for two-year completion with $11.2 million state grant.

After seven years of construction, less than half of the 24-mile Kickapoo Rail Trail in east-central Illinois has been completed. But now, the project could be finished in the next two years, thanks to a state grant. An $11.2 million grant, awarded through the state’s Rebuild Illinois Capital plan will pay for the completion of the walking and bike path.

Frost Advisory in effect Tuesday 12AM-8AM

Lows of 34 to 38 degrees overnight will likely lead to frost forming overnight, especially from Havana to Decatur to Terre Haute northeast where a frost advisory is posted overnight.