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Tornado touchdown confirmed in Greene County

4:25 PM, Aug 31, 2012   |    comments
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Video: Storm video from John Aurelio in Granite City, Illinois

  • Carrollton tornado damage. (Photo courtesy NewsChannel 5 Lance Holmes)

Carrollton, IL (KSDK) - A tornado touched down in rural Greene County Friday afternoon.

The National Weather Service received a report, relayed to NewsChannel 5, that a tornado touched down at 3:30 p.m. just west of Carrollton, Illinois.

Other reports of funnel clouds and possible tornadoes have poured into the Newschannel 5 breaking news center. 

In Jersey County, near Fieldon, Illinios, law enforcement reports crop, home, and tree damage due to a possible tornado around 2:30pm.

The tornado was part of the large storm formerly known as Isaac, which struck southeast Louisiana and the Gulf Coast earlier in the week.


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