Storm Damage in Southern Illinois Thursday Night
WSIL NEWS 3 -- The small community of Stonefort in southern Saline county received storm damage on Thursday night. There were reports of a tornado on the ground about 8:15 p.m. First responders were on the scene inspecting the damage, as residents began the clean-up.
The extent of the damage is unknown at this time. Residents report trees blown down and some roof damage in the commuity. Witnesses say at least four homes have roof damage and some road signs blown off support poles.
News 3 viewers said power was knocked off as well in Goreville.
The storm was associated with a cold front that moved through southern Iillinois.
There are also scattered reports of storm damage in Williamson county near Lake of Egypt.
The National Weather Service reported damage in Calvert City, KY. Authorties there report two buildings had roof damage.
Wind: 18 MPH
Humidity: 86 %