At around 5:30 in the afternoon a tornado touched down in Christian County moving North East at approximately 35 miles per hour. It first hit Morrisonville before making its way to Taylorville, and further North East toward Blue Mound.
In Taylorville some houses were severely damaged, and the Taylorville Fire Department has set up a command center at the Fire House. According to Taylorville Fire Chief Mike Crews, some residents have been reported as trapped inside buildings. All emergency crews are working as fast as possible to respond to any and all emergencies.