Storm http://peoriapublicradio.org en Talking with an Illinois storm chaser http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/talking-illinois-storm-chaser <p>Tornado season starts in March. On average, 35 tornados touch down in Illinois each year. &nbsp; Jeffrey Frame is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois. &nbsp;He says that makes Illinois one of the better places for chasing storms. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:21:09 +0000 Lindsey Moon 19833 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Talking with an Illinois storm chaser Volunteers turn out for Gifford recovery http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/volunteers-turn-out-gifford-recovery <p></p><div>The cleanup of tornado damage in the Central Illinois community of Gifford is bringing out more than the volunteer efforts of the Red Cross and United Way. &nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 02:59:21 +0000 Jeff Bossert 15187 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Volunteers turn out for Gifford recovery Tornadoes Level Homes Across Tri-County Area http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tornadoes-level-homes-across-tri-county-area <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-family:'Courier New'">Heavy storms and at least one tornado ripped through Central Illinois <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_449996760" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">Sunday</span></span> morning. Peoria Public Radio's&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family:'Courier New'">Alex Rusciano reports the storms devastated parts of Washington.</span></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-left:0in;margin-bottom:0.0001pt">&nbsp;</p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 21:48:51 +0000 Daryl Scott, Alex Rusciano & Denise Molina-Weiger 15065 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tornadoes Level Homes Across Tri-County Area