Tornadoes reported in downstate Illinois

CHICAGO (WLS) -- 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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