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Flash Flood Watch

Portions of the listening area are under a flash flood watch this morning.The National Weather Service in Lincoln reports a system producing heavy, rapid rainfall may result in pop up flash flooding across portions of Schuyler, Cass, Menard, Scott, Morgan, and Sangamon Counties this morning.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to move across the region Locally heavy rain is possible, which could lead to flash flooding. The stronger thunderstorms could have isolated damaging wind gusts.
The flash flood watch will remain in effect until 10 o’clock this morning. Please turn around and don’t drowned. Report any flooded out roadways to local law enforcement immediately.

Weather Related Cancellations

The races at the Jacksonville Speedway for tonight have been cancelled due to flooding.

The JHS Basketball/Football Golf Outing scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until Saturday, July 23.

Closings & Cancellations For Feb. 24

Due to the incoming winter storm and current slick road conditions, the Pike County Health Department has cancelled its schedule Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic for today (Feb. 24) from 1:30-4:30PM.

Greenfield Community Unit School District No. 10 will be closing at 1:00pm today.

Griggsville-Perry Community Unit District No. 4 will be closing at 12:30PM today.

Jacksonville School District 117 will release JHS students at 11:50. Busing will begin for both JHS and JMS students at 12:30. Pre-K and Elementary Schools will dismiss at 1:30.

North Greene Jr. High Volleyball Scheduled at St. Francis this evening has been canceled.

North Mac Schools will dismiss at 1:30PM today.

Northwestern Community Unit District No. 2 will be closing at 1:00pm today.

Pikeland Elementary Schools’ Volleyball game at Barry Western tonight has been canceled.

Pikeland Community Unit District No. 10 will dismiss schools at 2PM today. All school practices and events scheduled for this evening have been canceled.

Pleasant Hill Schools Closing At Noon today.

Triopia School District will be running emergency bus routes only.

City Church evening service is cancelled

Early Closings and Cancellations for Thursday, Feb.17

Early Closings
Springfield Clinic locations have closed or are closing early. Check their Facebook and Twitter pages
Jacksonville Public Library is closing at noon
Jacksonville Knights of Columbus is closed
David Strawn Art Gallery closed
Farmers State Bank and Trust, all locations, closing at noon
CNB in Jacksonville & Chapin closing at 1pm
Presbyterian Daycare closing at noon
Pike County Health Department Closing at 11:00
YMCA in Jacksonville closing at 4pm
Morgan County Health Department Closed at noon

City Church evening service cancelled

Girl’s Regional Basketball Championship Game at Jacksonville High School has been moved to Friday at 7 PM at JHS west gym.
Girl’s Regional Title Game, Routt vs Greenfield at Lutheran has been moved to Friday, at 7PM
Girl’s Regional Basketball Championship Game at Bluffs High School has been moved to Friday at 7

JACKSONVILLE SCHOOLS:
District 117 Schools- Parent-Teacher Conferences Remain Virtual –
Our Saviour Grade School
Routt Catholic High School
Salem Lutheran School

AREA SCHOOLS:
A-C Central CUSD #262 – E-Learning
Auburn Schools
Beardstown Public Schools
Beardstown Christian Academy
Bluffs – Scott-Morgan #2
Brown County Schools
Carrollton CUSD #1
Franklin CUSD #1
Greenfield CUSD #10
Griggsville-Perry CUSD #4
Meredosia-Chambersburg
New Berlin Public Schools
North Greene
North Mac Public Schools
Pike County Christian Academy – Remote Learning
Pikeland CUSD #10
PORTA School District
Pleasant Hill Schools
Pleasant Plains – E-Learning Day
Schuyler-Industry Schools
St. Mary’s School in Mt. Sterling
Trinity Lutheran Pre-School in Auburn
Triopia Unit #27 – Boy’s Basketball game postponed
Virginia Public Schools – Remote Learning
Waverly Public Schools
Western CUSD #12
Winchester CUSD #1

COLLEGES:
Illinois College – Campus Closed, Classes on Virtual Learning
John Wood Community College – All Education Centers
Lincoln Land Community College – All Education Centers
Western Illinois University – Campus Closed

Other Cancellations:
Auburn Public Library – Closed
South Jacksonville Village Board Committee of the Whole Meeting

Cancellations for February 4

GFL/Area Disposal has called off operations for trash and recycling collection Wednesday. Pickup will be delayed one day for the rest of the week.

Bread of Love and Doorbell Dinners will not be delivered Wednesday or Thursday

Jacksonville Memorial Hospital Drive-Thru Lab Closed Friday, Feb. 4

The Walking for Wellness program at the JHS Bowl is cancelled Friday.

Springfield Clinic Jacksonville MOHA opening at 9 a.m.
TeleNurse is available. If you need to cancel your appointment, you can cancel through the myhealth@SC patient portal. The message will go directly to your provider’s office. 

The McDonough Co. Health Dept. is also canceling the weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinic that was scheduled to take place at the old Farm King location this week.

Republic Services will not be running trash routes and pick-up in New Berlin Wednesday or Thursday

The Pike County Health Department is closed and cancelling the Community COVID testing and COVID vaccination clinics for Thursday due to inclement weather.

The Farmers State Bank & Trust Co. will have limited hours today. The drive-through lanes will be open at the downtown location from 10 am to 2 pm. Many services including lobby service will be limited.

Area Schools:
A-C Central remote learning day through Friday
Auburn School District closed Friday
Barry-Western Unit #12 closed Friday
Beardstown Public Schools closed Friday
Beardstown Christian Academy Friday
Bluffs Scott-Morgan CUSD #2 closed Friday
Brown County Public Schools closed Friday
Carrollton Schools closed Friday
Franklin Unit 1 closed Friday
Greenfield Unit 10 closed Friday
Griggsville-Perry closed Friday
Jacksonville District 117 Friday
Meredosia-Chambersburg Schools closed Friday
New Berlin Schools closed Friday
North Greene Unit 3 Schools closed Friday
North Mac Schools closed Friday
Palmyra Northwestern closed Friday
Petersburg PORTA Schools closed Friday
Pike County Christian Academy closed Friday
Pikeland CUSD No. 10 closed Friday
Pleasant Hill CUSD #3 closed Friday
Pleasant Plains school canceled Friday- no E-Learning
Routt/Our Saviour closed Friday
Salem Lutheran school closed Friday
Schuyler-Industry closed Friday
Triopia Unit 27 School closed Friday
Virginia will be closed Friday
Waverly Schools Unit 6 closed Friday
Western/Barry Unit 12 will be closed Friday
Winchester Schools are Closed Friday

Lincoln Land Community College, all campuses closed Friday

ONLY the John Wood Community College Southeast Education Center in Pittsfield is closed today Friday, February 4, 2022.



Crimestoppers Trivia Night Postponed

The Morgan-Scott-Cass Crime Stoppers Trivia Night scheduled for tonight at Bogart’s at 7PM has been postponed due to inclement weather.

The Trivia Night has been moved to Saturday, February 5th at 7PM at Bogarts.

Kampsville Ferry Closed

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Jan. 7 that the Kampsville Ferry is closed. The closure is due to significant ice buildup in the Illinois River. It will remain closed until enough ice melts to make crossing safe.
Please consider using the Joe Page Bridge in Hardin or the Brussels Ferry.

Icy Road Conditions Along I-72 Corridor

The Illinois Department of Transportation is showing that most of the I-72 corridor west of Springfield as having roads that are partly covered by ice & snow this evening. Route 24 from the Adams County line east into Brown, Schuyler, Mason, and Fulton counties show roads fully covered with ice and snow. Motorists are being advised to use caution and avoid travel if they can. Motorists can check Getting Around Illinois for the most updated winter weather conditions on Illinois highways. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the WLDS/WEAI listening area until 6AM Sunday, January 2. Snowfall is expected to reach 2 to 5 inches in total, with up to 0.20 inches of sleet and freezing rain. Precipitation will change to all snow tonight. Wind chills of 0 to 10 below zero are likely tonight into Sunday morning as the coldest air of the season so far arrives. Wind chills of 0 to 10 degrees below zero are possible through Monday morning.