1st Anniversary of the Washington, IL tornado

Today is the first anniversary of the Washington, IL November 17, 2014 tornado. The tornado initially developed over the East Peoria County, IL at 10:59am CST and then moved northward towards Tazewell County and the city of Washington, reaching EF-4 intensity. The length of this tornado path was 46.2 miles, taking it through three counties. It caused several fatality, 122 injuries and damaged as many as 500 buildings in the city of Washington.
This tornado was one of 45 confirmed tornadoes resulting from a significant outbreak of severe thunderstorms.

Continue to the WHDAG’s 17 November 2013 Illinois Online Damage Report

Read up on recovery efforts

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