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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Tornadoes hit the Midwest

This aerial view on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, shows homes that were untouched and destroyed by a tornado that hit the western Illinois town of Washington on Sunday. It was one of the worst-hit areas after intense storms and tornadoes swept through Illinois. The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Washington had a preliminary rating of EF-4, meaning wind speeds of 170 mph to 190 mph.