Violent storms with damaging winds ripped through the Midwest today, leaving piles of debris and rubble in their path.
Here are pictures from several impacted communities in Illinois:
— Weatherstorm.net (@wxstorm) November 17, 2013
— Chris Khoury (@ChrisKhoury182) November 17, 2013
— Matt Coker (@StormCoker) November 17, 2013
— Matt McCutcheon WTHR (@matt_mccutcheon) November 17, 2013
Tornado damage in southern Illinois pic.twitter.com/ZoywLcZLDw
— agitator in chief (@soit_goes) November 17, 2013
— Justin Berk (@JustinWeather) November 17, 2013
To all the folks in Indiana & Illinois be safe. To all the journalists who are heading out to cover the damage, be careful. #stormcoverage
— Steven Albritton (@StevenAlbritton) November 17, 2013
Unfortunately, there have been three fatalities in Illinois reported as a result of today’s tornadoes:
UPDATE: There are now 3 confirmed fatalities in Washington County, Ill., after tornado slams Midwest: http://t.co/UGcMqcg3CC
— Yahoo News (@YahooNews) November 17, 2013
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