Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
76°F
Dew Point
71°F
Humidity
84%
Wind
SSE at 3 mph
Barometer
29.78 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:16 a.m.
Sunset
07:38 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 80 to 70 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 16 miles per hour from the south. Rain amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch are predicted.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
80°F / 68°F
Thunderstorms
Saturday
77°F / 58°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
79°F / 60°F
Scattered Showers
Monday
76°F / 56°F
Scattered Showers
Tuesday
76°F / 56°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
81°F / 58°F
Light Rain
Thursday
77°F / 59°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 68 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 16 miles per hour from the southsoutheast. 1.24 inches of rain are expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 69 degrees with cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 10 miles per hour from the southeast. Rain amounts between three quarters and one inch are expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 77 to a low of 58 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 10 miles per hour from the northwest. 0.30 inches of rain are expected.

State investigates Roanoke

manure spill, fish kill

Aug. 22, 2013 | 0 comments

State officials are investigating a manure discharge that polluted a creek and killed tens of thousands of fish in central Illinois.

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency says the spill occurred when a 7,200-head hog farm near Roanoke was spraying manure onto standing corn.

An equipment malfunction caused manure to flow into a drainage pipe and eventually into Panther Creek.

Officials estimate 30,000 fish were killed along a four-mile stretch of the waterway. Emergency management officials dammed the creek and crews worked to pump out contaminated water late last week.

The IEPA has cited Meadow Lane Farms for violations and asked the Illinois attorney general's office to pursue legal action.

Farm owner Mark Schmidgall tells the (Peoria) Journal Star that he regrets the spill and is working to clean it up.

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