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Enhanced Risk of Severe Weather This Afternoon and Evening

Conditions are favorable today for severe thunderstorms with very large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes across a large part of central and southern Illinois. Read More >

Overview: 11/05/17 Richland County Tornado

A High Precipitation (HP) supercell thunderstorm produced a tornado in northwest Richland County about 3 miles north of Noble at 5:24 pm CST on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The tornado was on the ground for nearly seven miles and nine minutes before dissipating about 3 miles north-northwest of Olney.

Other severe thunderstorms during the late afternoon of November 5th produced large hail, damaging winds and very heavy rain in parts of east central and southeast Illinois.


 
Damage to a home north of Noble Tree broken along the path. Circulation seen in Doppler radar imagery at 5:27 pm
Damage to a home north of Noble, near the start of the tornado track This tree along the path was broken. Evansville radar image from 5:27 pm, showing the circulation
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