Yates City/Elmwood storm chase video begins at 8:01:34pm CST, about 2 minutes after the tornado touched down.
The storm chaser location is a little less than one mile south of Yates City and Elmwood on Highway 78. View of earlier video is northwest towards Yates City. Later video is located about 1 mile further south on highway 78 viewing north-northeast toward Elmwood. At the end the video is viewing closer to due east. Videographer reports tornado on the ground for about 8 minutes. Skies are calm from the videographer’s vantage point, with Redwing Blackbird calling out in the background.
Another storm chaser (blackcloudmedia.net) caught this view of the tornado near Yates City.
Raw video of the tornado that hit Elmwood, IL on June 5, 2010 — recorded as the tornado traveled just north of Yates City and while vehicle was traveling along Highway 8.
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More video with a view of the Yates City/Elmwood tornado on the rainy side of the storm north of the tornado (Videographer is viewing south).
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