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An active period of severe weather impacted central and southeast Illinois for more than a week. Several periods of strong to severe thunderstorms occurred, producing 19 tornadoes (10 EF-0  and 9  EF-1) from May 22nd to May 29th.

May 22nd - 1 tornado       (EF-0)

May 23rd  - 5 tornadoes   (1 EF-0 and 4 EF-1s)

May 24th  - 1 tornado       (EF-0)

May 25th  - 2 tornadoes   (both EF-1)

May 26th  - 3 tornadoes   (all EF-1)

May 27th  - 2 tornadoes   (both EF-0)

May 28th  - 1 tornado       (EF-0)

May 29th  - 4 tornadoes   (all EF-0) 

Tornado Damage near the Menard / Logan County Line  5/23/19
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