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Champaign-Urbana was one of many towns across the country under a winter storm warning. According to the National Weather Service, the cities have received seven inches of snow so far with more in the forecast.
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Winter storm updates

Thanks to this week's winter storm, highways from Chicago to Carbondale were covered with snow according to IDOT, and driving proved treacherous. Today on the show, we checked in with reporters who have been following the storm, a meteorologist and a climatologist. 

A heavily damaged Amazon fulfillment center is seen Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, in Edwardsville, Ill. A large section of the roof of the building was ripped off and walls collapsed when strong storms moved through area Friday night.
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Deadly tornadoes sweep across the Midwest

The National Weather Service confirms four tornadoes in Illinois on Friday night. One storm in the Metro East area struck an Amazon warehouse, killing at least six people. To talk about the effects of these storms and increasingly severe weather, we were joined by a reporter from the Metro East and a climatologist. 

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