Illinois Weather Trivia for August 19th

A tornado touched down near St. Louis, then moved into Illinois. The tornado was described by eyewitnesses as moving "like a revolving pillar." Several factories at Venice, Illinois, were destroyed, and a ferry boat on the Mississippi River was narrowly missed. Three people were killed in St. Louis. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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