CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- People took advantage of Thursday's warm weather to get out and start cleaning up their yards.
MARCH 24, 2013 -- It's hard to believe, but one year ago today, a snowstorm swept across Central Illinois, dropping as much as a foot in Urbana-Champaign.
CHAMPAIGN -- With another round of winter on the way, supplies to survive the snow are dwindling.
VERMILION COUNTY -- The winter weather is affecting the quality of water.
DECATUR -- This winter's wet weather is making a big difference for the city.
EDGAR COUNTY -- A family which got tired of being stuck inside, decided to build its own giant igloo.
CHAMPAIGN -- Temperatures may have felt better Tuesday, but the streets and sidewalks are now becoming a slushy mess.
SPRINGFIELD -- Many streets are bogged down with thawing snow and ice, but as WCIA-3's Alex Davis shows us, the Public Works Department is trying to stay one step ahead of flooding.
CHAMPAIGN -- The heat of Valentine's Day may be over, but the cold is not.
For warmer climate ski areas, like those around Sochi, fake snow making is serious business.
PEORIA COUNTY -- Illinois State Police say interstate accidents kept them busy Friday.
LOWDER -- Crews are cleaning up a big mess after a train derailment.
CHAMPAIGN -- The roads are clear, but there's still something blocking drivers.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man invented something which could change how people shovel their driveways.
CHAMPAIGN -- The loyalty of Illini fans was tested with Tuesday night's weather.
SPRINGFIELD -- With all the snow piling up and frigid temperatures, the National Weather Service (NWS) has been on high alert.
CHAMPAIGN -- This month has been extra hectic for workers trying to keep the roads clear.
Whether it's for cold or snow someone has to make the call to close school. However what goes into making that decision?
INDIANA -- At least three people were killed in a multi-car pile-up Thursday.
PARIS -- With all the snow so far this winter, cities are burning through their budgets quicker than usual.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Getting home from work Tuesday afternoon was much easier than getting to work in the morning.
CHAMPAIGN -- The city is requesting more money for snow removal.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- A lot of people are still talking about snow rollers.
CHAMPAIGN -- Day one of the snow removal process in the downtown area is underway.
Update: 10:03 pm CHAMPAIGN -- Workers are cleaning up roads to prevent accidents, but it's not snow they're worried about this time around.
LINCOLN -- Folks throughout Central Illinois are still cleaning up after a cold blast pummeled their homes with snow.
CHAMPAIGN -- After a busy few days, city plow drivers are now moving onto the next phase of work.
URBANA -- Wednesday was the first day many got out to clear off sidewalks.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many sidewalks around the city aren't shoveled and parents are concerned for their children's safety while walking to school.
CHAMPAIGN -- Crews remain hard at work to get streets clear and clean.
DANVILLE -- City transportation leaders are working to get back on the road.
ILLINOIS -- The weather is causing some problems at state prisons.
CHAMPAIGN -- The city brought in extra workers to take care of snow-covered roads.
URBANA -- One woman was stranded in the bad weather and found herself in a deadly situation.
CHAMPAIGN -- As clean up from the winter storm continues around Central Illinois, the focus is shifting from snow to cars.
Update: 6:56 pm MATTOON -- Dozens of cars were ditched along I-57 this week because of the bad weather.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Even though the snow isn't falling anymore, it's still dangerous to be on the roads.
URBANA -- Champaign County's first responders have been coordinating their efforts through the weekend. Some of their workers have been working around the clock for more than 30 hours now.
Here's a list of small businesses that are closed on Monday January 6th due to weather.
CHAMPAIGN -- You may notice less salt trucks on the road.
CHAMPAIGN -- These are some of the creative and unique snowmen which have been made around town the past few days.
CHAMPAIGN -- Some people say they can't drive through their own neighborhoods because snow plows have neglected their streets.
URBANA -- If you're wondering where all the snow goes after its plowed, we may have found it.
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN -- A weekend of snow means a Monday of digging out for some local businesses.
PIATT COUNTY -- A man had to be rescued after his truck crashed into a creek.
GIFFORD -- In Gifford winter weather has put a stop to much of the rebuilding process, but one man is working overtime.
CHAMPAIGN -- Snow started falling around this city this afternoon. And it's not going to stop for a while.
CHAMPAIGN -- Even though there's not much out there yet, public works crews have been on the streets all day to get ready for the snow.
CHAMPAIGN -- Crews have been getting ready for snow and ice for months.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Snow, ice and cold temperatures make a dangerous mix for roads.
ILLINOIS -- Anyone traveling the state Thursday or Friday can check road conditions.
CHAMPAIGN -- Something we haven't seen for months, just made a return.
NATIONAL -- The Farmers' Almanac is out with its winter forecast.
CHAMPAIGN -- Just a week after Central Illinois got pounded with snow, people were soaking up the sunshine and 50 degree weather.
DANVILLE -- The Easter bunny is hopping into town a little later this year.
SPRINGFIELD -- The snow is starting to melt, but city crews aren't too worried about flooding.
CHAMPAIGN -- Slowly but surely it's melting away, but is all of that snow hurting crops?
CHAMPAIGN -- Snow maintenance goes beyond keeping the streets clear.
CHAMPAIGN -- The snow may be melting, but some sidewalks are still covered with it.
GIBSON CITY -- This week's snow pushed back progress at the drive-in.
DECATUR -- Snow from this week's storm is starting to melt and that's a good thing for the city.
CHAMPAIGN -- When the snow started falling, we asked you to share your snow pictures with us and you answered our call.
TUSCOLA -- Slick roads and white-out conditions were just a few problems drivers had to deal with Sunday night.
SPRINGFIELD -- The city got slammed with snow Sunday night; more than 18" in some areas.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Classes were canceled at schools around Central Illinois, including the UI.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Getting home Monday night, might be tough in some areas.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- The snow may have stopped, but it is still causing trouble for drivers.
QUINCY -- Central Illinois isn't the only place feeling Mother Nature's winter wrath.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- For those who had to drive Tuesday, you already know it wasn't easy getting just about anywhere.
CHAMPAIGN -- City workers have been on the roads all day to take care of the winter weather. But to some people, the snow has been a "walk in the park."
IROQUOIS COUNTY -- Unless you have the luxury of staying inside all day, you probably had a taste of Tuesday's winter weather.
CHAMPAIGN -- Crews are busy clearing snow from streets, but some neighborhoods feel forgotten.
CHAMPAIGN -- People all over Central Illinois are cleaning up Mother Nature's mess, and it's sending shovelers to the hospital.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- The sidewalk snow and ice removal requirement has been issued for both cities.
CHAMPAIGN -- Crews have been getting ready for this storm all week.
CHARLESTON -- Wednesday's flurries made it feel like a winter wonderland.
CHAMPAIGN -- Public works says no snow means better business. They told us they were expecting to see a little white by December 1st.
As of this morning, the Champaign Public Works Director declared the sidewalk snow and ice removal policy is in effect for downtown and campustown.
MOWEAQUA - A grandfather decided to make the best of this mild winter.