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The funnel of a tornado that occurred in 1948, that traveled from Leverett to Flatville to Penfield in Champaign County, Illinois.

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

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Photograph by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency that shows the extent of the destruction in Gifford.

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

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

“Cecil Hudson, near Myra Station, is one of the many area residents whose farms and homes were damaged by storms last weekend.” Courier, March 6, 1961.

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

"This scene of destruction shows the wreckage of the home in which Mrs. Aletha Rowland, mother of nine children, was fatally injured in the tornado which struck east central Illinois Monday." The News-Gazette, March 17, 1942.

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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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As the storm passed a short distance north of the radar, an appendage became visible on the parent echo. Within a few moments, the echo appendage began to curl into a hook shape seen here.
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