rain http://peoriapublicradio.org en Roof being repaired on state governor’s mansion http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/roof-being-repaired-state-governor-s-mansion <div>It took the state seven months and two big storms, but the roof on the governor's mansion in Springfield is finally being repaired. Rainwater seeped into two bedrooms on the third floor of the historic home in late May. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 26340 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Roof being repaired on state governor’s mansion Meteorologists say flooding is imminent across Il http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/meteorologists-say-flooding-imminent-across-il <div>Rainfall amounts this month are more than double what they were last year, and experts say this means flooding is imminent. IPR's&nbsp;Mariam<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Sobh<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Area rivers are rising across Illinois and neighboring states.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bill Morris is with the National Weather Service.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He says the average amount of rain expected in June is right around 4 inches.</span></p></div><div> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:57:40 +0000 Mariam Sobh 25448 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Meteorologists say flooding is imminent across Il Peoria deals with the thaw http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-deals-thaw <div>Peoria drivers and pedestrians are dealing with slushy conditions as the snow continues to melt. City of Peoria road crews are now preparing to handle the steady streams of water crossing sidewalks and roadways. Peoria City Streets manager David Haste says commuters shouldn’t have too much difficulty driving during the heat of the day.</div><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:55:42 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19154 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria deals with the thaw More rain could result in additional flooding http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/more-rain-could-result-additional-flooding <p>The National Weather Service says more flooding could occur in the area as rain is expected from today through the weekend. Up to three inches of rain could fall with the slow moving storm system causing renewed flooding in creeks and smaller river basins. Stay tuned to Peoria Public Radio for the latest on the weather.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 12:05:54 +0000 Denise Molina 4945 at http://peoriapublicradio.org More rain could result in additional flooding