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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Friday
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  • 94°
  • 71°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
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  • 93°
  • 72°

Sunshine

Sunday
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  • 92°
  • 74°

Sunshine

Monday
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  • 87°
  • 70°

Morning thunderstorms

Tuesday
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  • 83°
  • 65°

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Wednesday
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  • 77°
  • 56°

Mix of sun and clouds

Thursday
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  • 75°
  • 57°

Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 79°(Feels like 82°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36:19 am
  • Sunset: 07:32:21 pm
  • Humidity: 72
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 91°
  • 68°

Partly cloudy

Saturday
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  • 93°
  • 67°

Mix of sun and clouds

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 70°

Mostly sunny

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 68°

Morning showers and thunderstorms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 61°

A few thunderstorms possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 58°

Times of sun and clouds

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 54°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:32:46 am
  • Sunset: 07:29:52 pm
  • Humidity: 86
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 71°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 93°
  • 69°

More sun than clouds

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 94°
  • 72°

Mostly sunny

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 70°

Considerable cloudiness

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 67°

Scattered thunderstorms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 62°

Mostly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 58°

Scattered thunderstorms

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 76°(Feels like 78°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.04 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:34:07 am
  • Sunset: 07:29:35 pm
  • Humidity: 82
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 92°
  • 72°

Clear

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 71°

Mostly sunny

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 95°
  • 72°

Plenty of sun

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 71°

Morning thunderstorms

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 66°

Scattered thunderstorms

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 61°

Times of sun and clouds

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 58°

Slight chance of a thunderstorm

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 79°(Feels like 81°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.03 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36:43 am
  • Sunset: 07:32:20 pm
  • Humidity: 61
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Quincy
79°
Macomb
73°
Pittsfield
76°
Hannibal
79°

Veterans Home residents, staff get used to a new normal

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A week after the first cases of Legionnaires' disease were reported at the Illinois Veterans Home, staff members and residents are getting accustomed to their new normal, a daily way of living that excludes tap water. More>>

Quincy man charged in fatal July 4 shooting to go on trial Sept. 14

Updated:

QUINCY -- The trial of a Quincy man accused of killing one person and severely injuring another will take place a little more than two months after the shootings occurred. Gavin J. Masters, 18, will have his first-degree murder trial start Sept. 14 in front of Judge Robert Adrian in Adams County Circuit Court. Masters has pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted first-degree murder. More>>

Conspiracy case in fatal shooting of 12-year-old still set for September trial start

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The trial of a Quincy man arrested in connection with the shooting death of 12-year-old Ray Humphrey Jr. is still scheduled for a Sept. 14 start. More>>

Heavy rainfall tarnishes quality of Illinois wheat crop

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Many wheat growers have seen decent yields across Illinois, but heavy rainfall late in the growing season diminished much of their crop's value. "More rain on mature wheat lessens test weight, which lessens the quality and increases the dockage," said Mike Roegge, University of Illinois Extension local food systems and small farms educator based in Quincy. More>>

United Way a quarter of way to $1.15 million goal

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A little more than one month after the kickoff to the United Way of Adams County's annual campaign, 25 percent of its $1.15 million goal has been reached. More>>

City to start reviewing proposals for TIF rental rehab program

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The city of Quincy will start reviewing proposals from developers hoping to renovate residential rental space downtown using tax increment financing funds. More>>

Discipline Committee developing 'parent help sheet' for when students have problems

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The Quincy School District is looking at developing a resource for parents to help them know who to turn to if their child is involved in an incident. More>>

Hundreds turn out to see ground breaking at Quincy High School

Cole Jordan, left, project engineer with Russell Construction Co., and Chad White, project leader, get shovels ready for a ground breaking Thursday in front Quincy High School. | H-W Photo/Michael Kipley Cole Jordan, left, project engineer with Russell Construction Co., and Chad White, project leader, get shovels ready for a ground breaking Thursday in front Quincy High School. | H-W Photo/Michael Kipley
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High temperatures could not keep hundreds of people from turning out to celebrate a ground breaking Thursday at Quincy High School. More>>

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    Thursday, September 3 2015 5:59 PM EDT2015-09-03 21:59:42 GMT
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    The trial of an Arizona man accused of shooting and killing a 12-year-old Quincy boy earlier this year has been postponed to October.
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    Thursday, September 3 2015 11:29 AM EDT2015-09-03 15:29:09 GMT
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    Friday, September 4 2015 4:32 AM EDT2015-09-04 08:32:00 GMT
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    Friday, September 4 2015 4:41 PM EDT2015-09-04 20:41:24 GMT
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