Latest: EF-2 tornadoes caused damage in Shelby, Moultrie and Coles Counties

Updated Saturday at 10:45 p.m.  SHELBY COUNTY – On Saturday, meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Central Illinois said an EF-2 tornado caused destruction in Shelby, Moultrie and Coles counties. So far, no injuries have been reported. According to the NWS, EF-2 tornadoes have winds of 111 to 135 miles per hour. They cause […]

Kentucky governor: Storms may have killed at least 70 people

MAYFIELD, Ky.  — Kentucky’s governor says he fears tornadoes have killed 70 people in the state and the death toll may exceed 100. Gov. Andy Beshear said Saturday that a twister had touched down for more than 200 miles in the state. Severe storms moved through the area Friday night and caused catastrophic damage across […]

December 10, 2021 Tornado Tracker

Updated Sunday at 10:45 p.m. NWS Central Illinois surveyed 4 tornadoes from Dec 10th. Please note the information on the Herrick Tornado only includes the portion of the track that occurred in the NWS Central Illinois county warning area (CWA). The tornado initially developed in NWS St Louis CWA. – National Weather Service A fourth […]

Dozens are feared dead as tornadoes hit Midwestern and Southern U.S.

Updated Saturday at 7:45 a.m. EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — Tornadoes and severe weather caused catastrophic damage across multiple states late Friday, killing at least six people overnight as it tore through a candle factory in Kentucky, an Amazon facility in Illinois and a nursing home in Arkansas. The Kentucky governor said he feared dozens more could […]