Illinois Weather Trivia for March 15th

A violent tornado touched down in the St. Louis metro area 5 miles southwest of Belleville, and moved north to O'Fallon. 60 homes were destroyed in Belleville, where 8 people were killed and 52 injured. Two more people were killed in O'Fallon. Glass from a gas station was carried 25 miles. The tornado's roar could reportedly be heard for 10 minutes before the storm struck. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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