illinois

  1. Taylorville IL tornado: crucial decisions saved lives

    This is a story from the Springfield IL State Journal-Register (may have a paywall, you get several free views if you're not a subscriber) concerning the coordinated decisions of the NWS, emergency personnel and event organizers in Taylorville IL on the day of the tornado (12/1)...
  2. Peter B. Creedon

    2010-06-18: IA, MO, IL

    This was the first day I worked at my job as a liquor store clerk. Cells fired across Iowa and into Illinois. After dark they congealed into an MCS and slunk south to the STL area. I remember a customer coming in remarking about the "light show" off to the north. After my shift (1:30 AM Saturday...