The National Weather Service has changed the phone number that is used for dialing the recorded weather information for the Peoria and Springfield areas. The new number is 217-732-7321. This phone number is used for both the Peoria and Springfield areas. The old numbers (309-697-8620 for Peoria, 217-522-0642 for Springfield) have been disconnected.
The information available via the new number is the same as previously. This includes forecast information, daily climate summaries, and Illinois River stages. Access to this number remains 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There is no change to the number used to reach a staff member for specific questions. That number is 217-732-3089, which is answered daily from 8:30 am to 4 pm.
Listings for recorded NWS forecasts nationwide are available at the following link: