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A few severe thunderstorms developed during the mid afternoon hours of August 25.  A landspout was witnessed by law enforcement briefly touching down in a field southwest of Geneseo, IL around 3:40 PM CDT.  Further to the south, a severe thunderstorm produced large hail and damaging winds. Hail at least golf ball sized was reported and severe wind gusts around 60 MPH resulted in damage to tree limbs, power lines, and shingles.
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