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Severe thunderstorms developed over portions of central Illinois during the afternoon hours of Thursday, April 18, 2024. Damaging winds and a few tornadoes were reported along and south of the I-72 corridor. The hardest hit area stretched from the east side of Springfield northeastward to near Clinton where numerous reports of wind damage were received. Four tornadoes were confirmed including an EF-1 in Latham (Logan County), an EF-1 one mile south of Latham (Logan into Macon County), an EF-1 in Warrensburg (Macon County), and an EF-1 west of Argenta (Macon County). 

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