Illinois Weather Trivia for March 24th

A tornado touched down in southern Illinois 2 miles west of Makanda, and moved northeast to near West Frankfort. 21 of 41 railroad cars were derailed, with 10 of the cars completely destroyed. Damage to the train was $17,500. 39 farms had $30,000 worth of damage. Three people were killed. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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