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  • Tags: Tornado

Omeka Only_Tornado Mixing Bowl.jpg
An illustration that shows the main components needed for tornado formation.

“Heavy damage occurred on the Ralph Newman farm, two miles south of Cissna Park, in the tornado Saturday afternoon" Courier, March 6, 1961

A tornado with two funnels was seen in March 1976 on the west side of Sidney, Illinois.

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"Sadorus was hit hard with 15 families left homeless there…cars and trucks flipped like playthings" The News-Gazette, March 21, 1976.

A photo that shows the extent of the damage in Alvin from the March 17, 1942 tornado.

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An aerial view looking north shows extensive tornado damage in Ogden.

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November 17, 2013 tornado trail created by the National Weather Service in Lincoln, Illinois.

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"Don Skaggs looks at the new display commemorating the first time a tornado was tracked by radar" The News-Gazette, August 30, 2001

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"Danny Clay, left, United Sign and Awning Company, and Jim Berhoeven, Fisher Communications, Oakwood, both from Danville, installed a new tornado siren in Sidney Monday morning" The News-Gazette, March 30, 1998.

This image shows the path that the Tri-State Tornado of 1925 took through Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana.
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