According to the National Weather Service, a tornado warning is in effect.TORNADO WARNING IN EFFECT - SW TAZEWELL CO. 540 pm Update: Tornado possibly headed toward Pekin. Moving NNE at 30 mph. Tornado warning for SW Tazewell Co until 6 pm. Take cover now if you are in the path of the storm!
520 pm Update: Tornado reported SW of Manito. Power flashes observed. Strong rotation in W Peoria county as well! Storms moving NNE at 30 mph. Tornado warnings for SW Peoria and NE Fulton county until 530 pm, and NE Mason and Sw Tazewell Co until 6 pm. Take cover now if you are in the path of the storms!
A tornado was reported southwest of Manito, the National Weather Service reports, according to a radar time of 5:12 p.m.
449 pm Update: Strong rotation in two separate areas! Moving NNE at 30 mph. Tornado warning for W-Central Mason county until 530 pm, and E Fulton and W Peoria Co until 5 pm. Take cover now if you are in the path of the storms!
This includes Pekin and South Pekin.
Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy room for your protection.
Two circulations were reported.