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Donations Pouring in for Fairdale After Deadly Tornado

KIRKLAND, Ill. (AP) – Donations of clothing, shoes, household items and thousands of dollars are pouring in to help the tiny northern Illinois community of Fairdale recover from last week’s devastating tornado. 117 more words


Two Illinois Counties Declared Disaster Areas

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Two Northern Illinois counties have been declared disaster areas by Governor Bruce Rauner after surveying damage from two tornadoes.

Two people were killed in Fairdale, which is about 80 miles from Chicago. 183 more words


Search Continues in Tiny Illinois Town Hit by Tornado

FAIRDALE, Ill. (AP) – Emergency crews say they’re conducting detailed searches of homes and other structures in a northern Illinois town to ensure nobody is trapped in rubble left by a deadly tornado. 181 more words


Hail, Winds, Possibly Tornadoes May Be Heading to Region

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – A cold front approaching Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri is expected to bring hail, strong winds and the possibility of tornadoes to the region less than a week after meteorologists reported no tornadoes in the United States thus far in March. 239 more words


Transitioning into Tornado Season

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) – If a tornado struck today – right now – would you know what to do?

If the answer is “no” or even “I’m not sure,” that’s worrisome to Jim Kramper. 358 more words


Remembering: One Year Ago

NEW MINDEN, Ill. (KMOX) – One year ago today, tornadoes ripped through the Midwest, taking lives and damaging property.

East Peoria, Pekin and Washington, Illinois, were hardest hit, but a small community in Southern Illinois was also hit with an F-4 tornado. 485 more words


St. Louis Seeing Less Tornadoes So Far This Year

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis has gotten through most of 2014 with fewer tornadoes than usual.

National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Kramper just compiled the year-to-date numbers. 151 more words