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Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.

Wednesday: Generally sunny, not as cold

Photos provided by Connie Simon and Wilma Straatman information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 31, 2023) – Temps return to what is average for this time of year, reaching a high of 31 degrees. Morning will still be single digits, but the forecast says we will be in the...

Thank you, January supporters, for building community with us

Above, a weather photo submitted by Dave Schurman on January 16. by Melanie Jongsma, Publisher LANSING, Ill. (January 31, 2023) - "You make me want to live in Lansing." Someone said that to me this month. She lives nearby but not directly in town. She's a regular reader of The Lansing Journal....

Tuesday: Cold but mostly sunny

Photo provided by Gina Franklin information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 30, 2023) – The frigid forecast continues into Tuesday, with a high of just 13 degrees. Skies will be sunny though. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours and...

Monday: Cloudy and frigid

Photo provided by Connie Simon information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 29, 2023) – Flurries are in the forecast for Monday morning, and temps will be in the teens for most of the sunlight hours, reaching a high of 16. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are...

Sunday: Freezing rain and snow

Photo provided by Dave Schurman information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 28, 2023) – The National Weather Service released a Winter Weather Advisory extending from 6 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday. Mixed precipitation will include freezing rain and up to two inches of snow. The latest road conditions...

Weekly COVID-19 data, released January 27, 2023

Illinois marks three years since first reported case of COVID-19 on January 24, 2020 Note: We've changed the layout of this post in order to make the charts more readable. information gathered by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO, Ill. (January 21, 2023) - Since the first reported case of COVID-19 on January 24, 2020,...

Saturday: Afternoon snow

Photo provided by Connie Simon information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 27, 2023) – Most of Saturday will be cloudy, with snow showers arriving mid-afternoon. Accumulation could be 1–3 inches. High temp: 31 degrees. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three...

Friday: Blowing snow

Photo provided by Dave Franklin information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 26, 2023) – The National Weather Service released a Special Weather Statement on Thursday evening about "moderate to briefly heavy snow" after sunrise Friday. Accumulation is expected to be only an inch or two, but gusting winds are...

Thursday: A little more snow

Photo provided by Janice Schurman information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 25, 2023) – Light snow will continue falling on Thursday, with little or no accumulation. High temp: 32 degrees. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On mobile, only three hours and three days...

Wednesday: Winter Weather Advisory through 6 p.m.

Total snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches expected information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (January 24, 2023) – Early snowfall could make road conditions slippery in time for the Wednesday morning commute. Snow is expected to continue throughout the day, accumulating 2–4 inches in our area. More information is...