Tropical Depression Bill Brings Severe Weather to Southern IL

Friday afternoon’s severe weather brought 5 confirmed tornadoes to the area. According to National Weather Service Damage Surveyors, locations near Goreville, Murphysboro and West Frankfort were all hit with EF-1 Tornadoes that did structural damage to homes as well as uprooting trees and throwing large limbs. Two more tornadoes, confirmed as EF-0 storms were recorded in White and Hamilton Counties. No injuries were reported.