Illinois Hit by Tornadoes in Pontiac, Marseilles, Seneca, Cissna park, West Brooklyn, Ottawa, Troy Grove, Ottawa and Mazon

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At least four tornadoes touched down in northern Illinois Wednesday night as powerful storms swept across the upper Midwest, damaging rural communities. Video taken by Will Wight near West Brooklyn shows debris flying as a tornado touches down.

At least eight tornadoes hit Illinois on Wednesday June 22, 2016.

Pontiac: EF-2
Marseilles to Seneca: EF-2
Cissna Park: EF-1
West Brooklyn: EF-1
Ottawa: EF-1
Troy Grove: EF-1
Ottawa 5 NW: EF-1
Mazon: EF-0

In Pontiac the tornado path length was 11.1 miles with a maximum width of 440 yards. Four people were reported injured.

4K video of tornadoes and HP supercell insanity in northern Illinois between Dixon and southeast of Earlville yesterday evening, including very damaging RFD winds to the south of rain-wrapped tornado. Observed 5-6 separate tornadoes / occlusions yesterday with the initial storm, but likely many more that weren’t visible.

Pontiac, Illinois with tornado in darkness visible during lightning flashes and power flashes.

More video near Pontiac, Illinois with tornado in darkness visible during lightning flashes and power flashes.

See also …
NWS June 22, 2016 Tornado Event




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