Several Homes Hit By Weak Tornadoes In Champaign, Illinois

 Tuesday, June 12, 2018


Confirmed tornadoes damaged homes in the Champaign area on Sunday. The National Weather Service confirmed two weak tornadoes touched down after 2 p.m. that afternoon. They damaged roofs and siding on several homes in the area. Homes lost power when the storm went through, but the latest Ameren Illinois outage map shows most of them have electricity back at this point. Damage costs are unknown at this time. The NWS came to southwest Champaign at about 10 a.m. to go through damage assessments. Both tornadoes were rated as EF-0, the lowest rating on the scale.