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Several Tornadoes in Illinois Friday Evening

At least four tornadoes touched down Friday afternoon in east-central Illinois.

The National Weather Service in Lincoln, Illinois reported at least four tornadoes touched down between 6:30 and 7:30 pm CDT within Champaign, Clark and Vermilion counties.

In Champaign County the tornado was located three miles south of Sidney to one mile southeast of Homer. In Clark County a brief  tornado touched down two miles south of Casey. Two other tornadoes occurred in Vermilion County near Bismark and Caitlin.

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Saturday morning the Lincoln, Illinois NWS will go out and survey the storms in Champaign and Vermilion counties. Based on the storm survey the NWS will give the tornadoes a rating off the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

The Champaign County Sheriff’s office said a corn crib and two residences were destroyed, but no injuries.

For WeatherNation; Meteorologist Kylee Miller

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