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Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes Reported Late Tuesday Afternoon

Central Illinois experienced severe weather including some cited tornadoes, late Tuesday afternoon just as darkness was setting in during the 4 and 5 o’clock hours.


Christian County Emergency Management Agency Director Jeff Stoner told Regional Radio News late Tuesday afternoon that so far, no damage reports have come in.



The National Weather Service in Lincoln also reported trained spotters tracked a tornado for a time in western Macon County near Harristown, and in eastern DeWitt County, during the 5 o’clock hour.  All tornado warnings were allowed to expire by 5:30 Tuesday afternoon as the thunderstorms that created the tornadoes decreased in intensity.

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