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Survey crews are out assessing damage after several tornadoes touched down in Illinois last weekPana’s Fire Chief Rod Bland says one of the twisters caused minor damage there:  

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National Weather Service Meteorologist Chris Miller says one of the twisters hit in Sangamon County: 

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The National Weather Service reports twisters also hit in Christian, Effingham, Morgan, and Cass counties.  Winds reached up to 65-miles-an-hour in some areas.  It knocked several semis over and forced quite a few road closures on the interstates.  Only one minor injury was reported in the five counties that were hit. 

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