The F-3 tornado that struck Utica was one of 16 tornadoes in Illinois and 29 that included eastern Iowa and Indiana from the mid-afternoon into the evening of April 20, 2004. A dozen touched down in the NWS Chicago County Warning Area, with a recap of those found here.
Granville & Utica, IL Tornado Path
Photos of the Granville & Utica, IL Tornado
Photo courtesy of Victor Gensini
|Photo courtesy of Matt Weaver||Photo courtesy of Matt Weaver|
|Photo courtesy of David Manley||Photo courtesy of Jerry Funfsinn|
|Photo courtesy of Jim Krancic||Photo courtesy of Jim Krancic|
Damage Survey of the Utica, IL Tornado
For the official NWS Storm Data accounts of this tornado, visit here.
Other NWS Pages For This Event
Page Creation by Lead Forecasters Matt Friedlein & David Beachler, Meteorologist Richard Castro, and Student Volunteer Stephanie Gizzi