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After strong thunderstorms in the morning of May 26th, the remnant outflow boundary left behind helped fire more severe weather during the afternoon and evening hours. This was focused on areas near and south of I-70 in Illinois, producing several tornadoes, straight-line wind damage, and large hail.

This page concentrates on the weather that occurred over Clay, Richland and Lawrence Counties. Information on neighboring areas will be posted at the following web sites:

Severe weather reports from May 26
Severe weather reports from May 26 across the Midwest
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