New Round Of Storms Could Hamper Tornado Recovery Efforts In Coal CityMore bad weather on Wednesday could hamper recovery efforts in Coal City, which was hit by an EF-3 tornado Monday night. It was the most powerful tornado to hit the Chicago metropolitan area in nearly 25 years.
At Least Nine Tornadoes Touched Down Monday, NWS ConfirmsSurvey teams with the National Weather Service have confirmed at least two tornados touched down Monday night, when powerful damaging storms swept through the western and southwestern suburbs.
Tornado Decimates Campground In Far West Suburban SubletteOnly a few hundred people live in the tiny hamlet of Sublette, about 100 miles west of Chicago, but it’s a good bet each and every one of them felt the sting of Monday’s storms, after a tornado hit the village.
Watch: Man Films Sublette Tornado From Interstate 39Al Steinz was driving to Troy Grove, Illinois, when he spotted a tornado to the north, near Sublette.
At Least Three Tornadoes Hit Western And Southwestern SuburbsNational Weather Service crews were headed out Tuesday to try to confirm reports of up to six tornados touching down Monday in Grundy, LaSalle, Lee, and Will counties, including three already confirmed in Ottawa, Sublette, and Coal City.
Tornado Touches Down West Of Chicago; Damage Widespread In Coal CityThe tornado reportedly touched down in the community of Sublette shortly after 8 p.m.