You are welcome to come out to the office and check out the
operations. You will need to get a free ticket in an outside tent
first in order to take an inside tour of the office, which will last
about 40 minutes. Displays inside and outside the building cover the
operations, and special weather balloon launches are planned for 1
p.m. and 3 p.m. There will also be displays by partners, such as
Tazewell County ESDA, Logan County EMA, ham radio volunteers, the
Central Illinois Chapter of the American Meteorological Society, the
University of Illinois Department of Atmospheric Science and the
American Red Cross.
The Red Cross will also have refreshments
available to sell, like hot dogs, chips and drinks.
The office is located on the far east side of Lincoln, along
Highway 10, just east of the Lincoln Christian College.
here for directions. Please note that construction on Highway 10
is expected at the time of the open house.
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Due to NOAA security regulations, items such as backpacks, purses
and coolers will not be allowed to be brought into the building.
Please make sure you leave them in your car. Cameras will be
Please note that NOAA security regulations will require
cancellation of the open house if the Department of Homeland
Security increases the security threat level from yellow (elevated)
to orange (high) or red (severe). Be sure to check back here to make
sure the event is still being conducted.
[Text from file received from Terry
Storer, Logan County Emergency Management Agency]