Tornadoes reported in downstate Illinois

(Jeff Frame)

Tornadoes have been reported in southern and southeastern Illinois, mostly over open land but with some damage reported in Homer, Ill., southeast of Champaign.

A tornado was reported over open land near Sidney around 6:30 p.m. Another tornado was seen on the ground in Homer around 7 p.m.

The Champaign County Sheriff's Office confirmed a tornado destroyed two residences and a corn crib. No injuries have been reported.



The same storm system dumped rain in Northwest Indiana, where a flash flood warning was in place until 10 p.m.
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