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Sunshine and nice temperatures on tap for Easter Sunday Video included

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WSIL -- It was a beautiful start to the weekend with abundant sunshine and temperatures back in the mid 60s.

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A sunny couple of days are ahead

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Sunshine is back this morning! 

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Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi... (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019. Several homes were damaged by fallen trees in the tree lined communi...
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Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. More>>

Tick, tick, tick: Alaska braces for invading parasites

(CDC via AP, File). FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a blacklegged tick, also known as a deer tick, rests on a plant. Non-native ticks, including some with significant veterinary a... (CDC via AP, File). FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a blacklegged tick, also known as a deer tick, rests on a plant. Non-native ticks, including some with significant veterinary a...
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Alaska health and wildlife officials are taking steps to track undesirable parasites showing up in the state. More>>

Forecasters turn to array of technology to fight floodwaters

An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones, supercomputers and sonar that scans deep under water are... More>>

Army Corps takes heat in wake of Missouri River flooding

(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019 photo, destroyed grain silos, a result of flooding, spill corn onto a muddy field, are seen on a farm in Bellevue, Neb. Extensive flooding along the Missouri River has led to blistering criticis... (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this Wednesday, April 10, 2019 photo, destroyed grain silos, a result of flooding, spill corn onto a muddy field, are seen on a farm in Bellevue, Neb. Extensive flooding along the Missouri River has led to blistering criticis...
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This spring's massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while causing more than $3 billion in damage. More>>

Storms leave deaths, damage and injuries in their wake

(Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP). Vehicles travel through a flooded section of Highway 61 South following severe weather on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss. Authorities say a possible tornado has touched down in western Mississip... (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP). Vehicles travel through a flooded section of Highway 61 South following severe weather on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss. Authorities say a possible tornado has touched down in western Mississip...
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Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region. More>>

Science fact: Astronomers reveal first image of a black hole Video included

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Scientists have revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges where light bends around itself in a cosmic funhouse effect. More>>

Spring snowstorm buries Midwest, tornadoes possible in South

(Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP). Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Silver Bay, Minn. Wind gusts were up to 50 milers per hour. (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP). Waves pound the shoreline at Tettegouche State Park Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Silver Bay, Minn. Wind gusts were up to 50 milers per hour.
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Strong winds and more snow are expected in parts of the Midwest after a spring storm buried several states in snow and created dangerous travel conditions. More>>

'Bomb cyclone' snow, wind impacts Midwest, Great Lakes

(Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP). A truck travels east on Interstate 80 during a blizzard warning hitting southeast Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Cheyenne. People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to... (Jacob Byk/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP). A truck travels east on Interstate 80 during a blizzard warning hitting southeast Wyoming and the Colorado Front Range on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Cheyenne. People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to...
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A powerful spring snow storm sweeping across the Midwest has made travel hazardous in Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. More>>

Bomb cyclone storm hammering central US, disrupting travel

(Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi... (Henry Red Cloud via AP). This March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southern South Dakota. Red Cloud estimates flood damage at $250,000. Plains and Mi...
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Blizzard warnings are posted from Colorado to Minnesota as a storm develops that could rival last month's bomb cyclone. More>>

News 3 Weather team to program weather radios

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WSIL -- As our part of helping the community get ready for Severe Weather, the News 3 weather team will be out programming weather radios throughout the community.

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Missouri lawmaker wants $5M for flood-related construction

Missouri's top Senate budgeter wants to set aside $5 million for any needed road and bridge repairs related to flooding. More>>

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