CHICAGO — The National Weather Service has issued many levels of severe weather alerts Friday across the country.

Tornado sirens were triggered downstate in the Peoria area Friday afternoon, according to Nexstar affiliate WMBD-TV.

Strong winds or a possible tornado struck a farm in Tazewell County, just west of Peoria. Seven cows were in barn at the farm when it collapsed.

Central Illinois residents said they found hail the size of golf balls and baseballs falling from the sky Friday.

The National Weather Service does have majority of the state of Illinois, including the Chicagoland area, under a severe weather watch until Saturday morning.

Latest warnings and watches from the National Weather Service.

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