Saturday's tornado outbreak across Illinois is now the biggest in state history during the month of December.
More than 20 tornadoes have been confirmed by local National Weather Service offices, ranging from EF-0 to EF-3 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.
The tornado that devastated the town of Taylorville, IL, was an EF-3 with maximum sustained winds at 155 miles per hour.
It was on the ground for almost 13 miles, and the storm was as wide as almost nine football fields at 880 yards.
We will continue to bring you more updates as details are finalized by the National Weather Service storm survey teams.
For WeatherNation, I'm Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo