NWS Now Confirms A Dozen Tornadoes Associated With Monday StormThe National Weather Service has now confirmed a dozen tornadoes – 11 in northern Illinois and in one in southern Wisconsin – that resulted from the derecho that blasted through the area on Monday afternoon.
A Total Of 5 Tornadoes Hit Chicago Area During Monday Storm, National Weather Service ConfirmsThe tornado that hit Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood during the derecho on Monday afternoon turns out to have been one of seven in northern Illinois and five in the greater Chicago area.
Threat Of Severe Storm Diminishes But Flooding Continues In Chicago AreaThe threat for severe storms and tornadoes in the Chicago area is rapidly diminishing as storms leave the area. A few isolated storms will remain, and storms are possible overnight.
Two Additional Tornadoes Confirmed On Memorial Day In Chicago Area, Bringing Total To 5The National Weather Service confirmed that five tornadoes touched down in the Chicago area on Memorial Day after two tornadoes were confirmed in the Illinois villages of Romeoville and Sauk Village.
Two Tornadoes Confirmed In Illinois, A Third In Dyer, IndianaThe National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday that two tornadoes hit in Illinois and a third in Northwest Indiana during the wave of Memorial Day storms.
Gov. Rauner Seeks Aid For Businesses Hit By Recent TornadoesRauner said he's asked the U.S. Small Business Administration for a disaster declaration that would open up low-interest loans for eligible residents and businesses in Christian, Macon, Montgomery and Sangamon counties.
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."
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.
Powerful Tornadoes On The Rise In IllinoisYou're at risk anywhere in northern Illinois, including the city of Chicago.
Tornado Slams Massachusetts, Storms March EastwardThe town, which is about 18 miles south of Worcester near the Connecticut state line, is now littered with downed trees and power lines.
Tornadoes Rip Through Neighborhoods In Central IowaSirens went off in Central Iowa, as residents watched two funnel clouds rip through neighborhoods.
Frightening Video Of Tornadoes In Bondurant, IowaFrightening moments for residents near Des Moines, Iowa, has tornadoes ripped through the town of Bondurant.
Tornadoes Touch Down In Central Will CountyThe National Weather Service says multiple tornadoes have touched down in central Will County near Wilton Center, Illinois.
Ottawa, Naplate Warned Not To Expect Financial Aid After TornadoesThe mayor of another Illinois city hit by a twister warned not to expect financial help from the state or federal governments.
Neighbors Help Neighbors After Tornadoes Ravage Naplate, OttawaThe Dutton family rode out the storm in a small bathroom. During that time, their home was literally ripped apart around them. Nicole O’Shea saw what happened to her neighbors and offered the Duttons and their dog a place to stay for as long as they need it.