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Illinois Tornado 2013

FEMA Deals Blow To Tornado-Ravaged Central Illinois Towns

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Residents in central Illinois are upset that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied requests to aid the area after deadly tornadoes swept ...

How A Community Rallied To Help The Illinois 'Tornado Baby'

Posted 12.02.2013 | Chicago

Ariana Eaton will have no memory of sleeping through a deadly tornado that ultimately destroyed her family's central Illinois home Nov. 17, but the ne...

Ill. Tornado Survivor Searches For Missing Cards Left By Deceased Brother

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 11.28.2013 | Chicago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Annmarie Klein knows she's blessed to have survived the tornado that leveled her family's central Illinois home, and she understand...

This Is The Most Surreal Illinois Tornado Footage We've Seen Yet

Posted 11.22.2013 | Chicago

It is heart-wrenching to watch. Just before an EF-4 tornado hit his Washington, Ill. home on Sunday, Marc Wells' camera was still rolling -- and co...

WATCH: Illinois Home Blows Away In An Instant In Shocking Video

Posted 11.22.2013 | Chicago

UPDATE 11/22: This video appears to have been removed from YouTube but a video featuring the clip from ABC Chicago has been added in its place. One...

Illinois Town's Football Team Preps For Big Game Amid Tornado Cleanup

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 11.20.2013 | Chicago

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — The home where Colton Marshall and his family lived is gone — one of 1,000 damaged or destroyed Sunday when a powerful tornado...

Obama Pledges 'Whatever You Need' To Quinn In Wake Of Tornadoes

Posted 11.19.2013 | Chicago

President Barack Obama has pledged support to the Illinois towns ransacked by powerful tornadoes Sunday. The president reportedly called Illinois G...

Tornado Survivors Hope To Reunite With Pets Displaced By Storm

Posted 11.19.2013 | Chicago

As survivors from the historic and deadly tornadoes that tore through central Illinois sift through what remains of the lives they've built, they've t...

After Twisters, Damaged Communities Come Together

AP | DAVID MERCER and DON BABWIN | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Montgomery's house was not damaged by the tornado that roared through this central Illinois community. But when the tw...

Forecasts, Warnings Spared Many Lives From Brutal Tornadoes

AP | DAVID MERCER and DON BABWIN | Posted 11.19.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — When a cluster of violent thunderstorms began marching across the Midwest, forecasters were able to draw a bright line on a ...

Photos, Debris From Illinois Tornado Turning Up 100+ Miles Away

Posted 11.18.2013 | Chicago

After a tornado leveled hundreds of homes in the central Illinois town of Washington on Sunday, debris -- such as photos, church bulletins, sheet musi...

LOOK: News Anchors Halt Live Tornado Coverage To Take Shelter

Posted 11.18.2013 | Chicago

Two Peoria, Ill. news anchors reporting on the devastating storms that hit their area on Sunday were forced to go off their air when they came to the ...

How To Help Victims Of Illinois Tornadoes

Posted 11.18.2013 | Chicago

At least seven people were killed, dozens of others injured and hundreds of people have been left without homes after a rare autumn system of tornadoe...

Coroner: 5 Killed In Southern Illinois Tornado

AP | Posted 11.17.2013 | Chicago

METROPOLIS, Ill. (AP) — Officials say they have confirmed that the death toll has climbed to five after a string of tornadoes that hit central and s...