Central Illinois

Weather Damage In Central Illinois May Have Been TornadoMeteorologist Dan Smith says the touchdown was in Mason County around 5 p.m. on Thursday. He says damage reports included shingles off homes.
Tornado Touches Down In Central IllinoisThe Cass County emergency manager reported the tornado just before 3 p.m. Thursday near the town of Arenzville. That's about 50 miles west of Springfield.
Train Derailment, Explosion Evacuates Central Illinois TownMany residents of a central Illinois town was evacuated early Friday, after a train containing denatured alcohol derailed and several cars exploded.
Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Southern CountiesCentral Illinois and several several southern counties should brace for severe thunderstorms, winds and hail Saturday night.
Tornado Reported In Central IllinoisAuthorities say nearly two dozen homes in central Illinois were damaged after a possible tornado touchdown in downstate Menard County.