At Least 7 Injured in Illinois Storm
Authorities say at least seven people have been injured after severe storms that spawned at least one tornado tracked across northern Illinois.
High winds caused property damage and uprooted trees the Lee County community of Sublette on Monday night...
SBA Approves Tornado Assistance for Northern Illinois
People and businesses in DeKalb and eight other northern Illinois counties now are eligible to apply for low-interest, long-term loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to help them recover from the April 9 tornado.
According to a press release, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner previous…
DeKalb County Adjusts Zoning to Help Tornado Victims Rebuild
FAIRDALE, Ill. (AP) — Local officials say they are helping tornado victims rebuild in the small Illinois community of Fairdale — even if it means being more flexible on zoning restrictions.
DeKalb County Board member Kevin Bunge tells a Chicago radio station that the people who lost homes…
Tornado-Damaged Areas Might Not Qualify for Federal Disaster Aid
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is worried Illinois will miss out again on federal disaster relief for tornado damage.
Durbin says he has been in contact with officials in DeKalb and Ogle Counties since last week's tornadoes, keeping them informed on the poss…
NWS: Four Tornadoes in Stateline; Fairfield Twister an EF4
Following a storm survey on Friday, National Weather Service officials have identified four tornadoes that touched down in the Northern Illinois area on April 9
Officials also say the massive twister seen above that devastated Fairdale was a powerful EF-4 and was on the ground for at least 28 miles..…
Tornadoes Tear Across Stateline Leaving 1 Dead [VIDEO]
@WISN12News is live this morning in Fairdale, IL after a tornado destroyed this small town.
— Steven Radmer (@Steven_R) April 10, 2015
A large tornado that hit the town of Fairdale has left one person dead, ten injured and more than a dozen homes destroyed.
Expert: Recent Illinois Tornadoes Have Struck Out of Season
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois weather expert says the phrase "tornado season" has lost some of its meaning during the past three years.
State Climatologist Jim Angel says the recent distribution of tornadoes doesn't match the typical Illinois tornado season, which ru…

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