Local News

Storm reports are coming into the National Weather Service from Thursday's severe weather.

A roof was blown off a barn 2 miles east of Divernon in Sangamon County at 3:42 Thursday afternoon.  A funnel cloud was reported in the same area at 3:45.

15 power poles were snapped just east of the Dominion Power Plant 2 miles west of Kincaid in Christian county, at 3:58 Thursday afternoon.

2 outbuildings were reported destroyed and 5 damaged 3 miles east of Mechanicsburg in Sangamon County, at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon.  There was also minor damage to a house, and a camper was blown over.  Several power poles were also snapped in that area.

Also at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon, a foot of standing water was reported at several Springfield intersections.

4 power poles were blown down and several outbuildings destroyed 3 miles west of Illiopolis just after 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon.

In the Pana area, trees and power lines were down and a torando touchdown was reported 2 miles south of Pana but no damage reported, at 4:20.  A garage and several outbuildings inside the city were destroyed.

A house was damaged and outbuildings destroyed 3 miles west of Tower Hill in Shelby County, at 4:24 Thursday afternoon.  Trees and power lines were down, and there was also roof damage in Shelbyville at 4:40.

A tornado crossed Illinois Route 33 near Shumway in Effingham County, with numerous power poles snapped.

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