The grass is actually turning green again thanks to recent rainfall. Our monthly total is now up to 3.93 inches.
A long-lived line of storms known as a “derecho” affected the area early Monday morning. A peak gust of 43 mph was measured at the Goose Lake Weather station. Higher gusts of 70+ mph were measured in Morris and other portions of Grundy and La Salle counties. Downed trees and tree damage were reported in Morris.