Tornadoes reported as severe weather whips through Chicagoland

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A lengthy and dangerous round of severe weather swept across northern Illinois Monday night.

Several tornado warnings were issued throughout the night.

Extensive damage was reported in areas including Sterling, Sublette and Coal City.

Flooding is the main problem with flash flood warnings in effect through the night for several counties.

For the latest updates, go to ChicagoWeatherCenter.com.

 

 

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A tornado watch issued for Kankakee, Will, Iroquois, counties in Illinois and  Benton, Newton, Jasper, Porter and Lake counties in northwest Indiana until 2 a.m.

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Report of people trapped in trailers at Woodhaven Lakes campground along U.S. 30 near Amboy and Sublette.

1 foot diameter tree snapped at base in Sublette at 8:19pm. 

Updates at Chicago Weather Center

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Grundy County now under a tornado warning until 10:15pm

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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for portions of Grundy, Kankakee, LaSalle, Livingston and Will counties until 11:30pm

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Major flooding reported across all of Kankakee County. Many roads impassible with floating debris.
Updates at Chicago Weather Center

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Authorities say high winds have caused heavy damage in Coal City, a community of about 5,000 residents south of Chicago.

Lt. David Doerfler of the Coal City Fire Protection District said late Monday that in addition to structural damage, roads in the city have been blocked by fallen trees and power lines. He says there have been no confirmed reports of injuries.

The National Weather Service reports high winds have also caused damage near the Lee County community of Sublette.
-Associated Press

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New tornado warning just issued for portions of Ford, Iroquois, Kankakee, Livingston counties valid until midnight.

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