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A squall line of storms developed in Iowa early on the evening of Saturday June 15, and then progressed into central Illinois by mid to late evening. The storms had a history of producing tornadoes and wind damage across Iowa. Various circulations developed along the leading edge of the storm complex, a couple of which produced EF1 tornadoes in central Illinois. The tornadoes damaged numerous trees, power lines, a few homes and some outbuildings. All people in the affected homes said they received the tornado warning and took action to protect themselves and their families. No injuries nor fatalities occurred. Image
Large tree along Christmas Tree Rd uprooted by an EF1 tornado.
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