Record 26 Confirmed Tornadoes In IllinoisOfficials confirmed 26 tornado touchdowns reported in Central Illinois Saturday night. This is a record total for Illinois tornadoes in December.
Taylorville Tornado Sweeps Away Homes But Not The Spirit Of A Community"I walked out into the yard and there were about 15 high school kids asking what they could do for me. They cleaned up our yard. They came into our house and packed our dishes. It was wonderful."
Saturday Tornadoes Tear Through Central And Southern IllinoisThe National Weather Service is investigating reports of at least 12 tornadoes passing through communities south of Springfield.
Update: Over 100 Taylorville Homes, Businesses Damaged By TornadoesThe City of Taylorville, along with surrounding areas, were hit the hardest by powerful winds around 5:15 p.m.