Severe thunderstorms hit Central Illinois late Thursday afternoon into Thursday evening, causing some damage but apparently no injuries.
The National Weather Service received these storm damage reports Thursday evening:
At 3:48, law enforcement officials reported tree limbs and power lines down in Beardstown.
Trained spotters reported numerous trees town in Morgan and Sangamon counties during the 3 o'clock hour.
Taylorville Airport reported a 53 mile an hour wind gust at 5:09.
At 5:35, tree limbs were reported down in Kitchell Park in Pana.
At 5:23, thunderstorms brought down tree limbs that were blocking a street in Blue Mound.
Lightning from a severe thunderstorm took 3 of the Miller Media Group radio stations off the air at 5:20 Thursday afternoon. WTIM, WRAN, and NEW Country 104-point-1 were off until just before 6 o'clock.
The line of severe thunderstorms moved out of the Regional Radio listening area by 7 o'clock Thursday night.