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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.

Monday: Back to the 90s

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 19, 2022) - Lansing is predicted to return to sweltering temps on Monday, with a high of 94 and almost no cloud cover. No rain is in the forecast for the next two weeks. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast...

Fathers Day: Partly sunny and 86

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 18, 2022) - Sunday morning temps will begin in the 50s and will gradually rise throughout the day, reaching a partly sunny high of 86. Evening temps stay in the 70s until midnight Sunday, leading into a hot and humid Monday with...

Saturday: Sunny and 71

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 17, 2022) - Lansing gets a pleasant reprieve from extreme heat with a sunny, temperate Saturday. Temps are forecast to rise in the coming days, reaching triple digits by Tuesday. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On...

Weekly COVID-19 data, published June 17, 2022

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 17, 2022) - On Friday IDPH reported 27,112 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 68 deaths since June 10, 2022. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 3,380,095 cases, including 33,994 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois...

Friday: Only 86 degrees

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 16, 2022) - Lansing's three-day stretch of extreme heat ends on Friday. The predicted temp at sunrise is 70 degrees, and things will gradually rise throughout the mostly sunny day, reaching a pleasant high of 86 by 3 p.m. Current conditions, the four-hour...

Thursday: Less humid; high of 93

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 15, 2022) - A possible overnight storm could help cool things off by sunrise Thursday, and the rest of the day is forecast to be partly sunny and less humid. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast, and the five-day forecast are presented below. (On...

Wednesday: Excessive Heat Warning

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 14, 2022) - Lansing will continue to experience dangerously hot conditions throughout most of Wednesday, with the warning from the National Weather Service in effect until 8 p.m. The high temp of 98 degrees will feel like 103. Current conditions, the four-hour forecast,...

Dangerous heat and humidity this week

Lansing Heat Advisory went into effect 3:45 a.m. Tuesday by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 14, 2022) - Already on Monday temperatures in Lansing reached 94 degrees, and conditions were right for a Tornado Watch by 5:50 p.m., which turned into a Tornado Warning just before 7 p.m. The warning subsided...

Tuesday: Heat advisory in effect at noon

Update: Heat Advisory in effect as of 3:45 a.m. Tuesday information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 13, 2022) - The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory in effect from noon Tuesday through 8 p.m. Wednesday. Lansing and the surrounding area could see peak afternoon heat index values...

Monday: Possible storms; high of 94

information gathered by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 12, 2022) - Storms are in the forecast for Monday, along with a high of 94 degrees, leading into two days of Heat Advisory from the National Weather Service. Beginning Tuesday at noon, Lansing and the surrounding area could see peak afternoon...