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Tornado destroys Washington, Illinois

Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 - 01:05

Nov. 17 - Tornadoes tore through the U.S. Midwest, flattening the city of Washington, Illinois and communities throughout the central part of the state. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Emergency personnel scour Tornado ravaged central Illinois, as they check on people who may have been stuck in the twister's ravenous path. Washington, Illinois was one of the areas hardest hit, in what local media called an unusual tornado for November. The fast-moving storm spawned multiple tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, threatening some 53 million people across 10 Midwestern states on Sunday (November 17). The storm was headed toward Chicago with high winds and heavy rain, prompting authorities to halt air traffic and urge fans at an NFL game in the third-largest U.S. city to seek shelter during the storm.

Tornado destroys Washington, Illinois

Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 - 01:05

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