GIFFORD -- People here have weathered damage from last year's tornado and they're moving forward together.
WASHINGTON -- A moment of silence helped recognize so many helpful neighbors.
GIFFORD -- People say faith in this community is incredibly strong.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The Champaign County Emergency Management Agency says it learned a lot from the Gifford tornado.
Gifford: One Year Later is the name of a special airing Monday night.
Today's big story is Gifford: One Year Later.
GIFFORD -- People who lived through last year's tornado, try to find closure and look toward the future.
GIFFORD -- There were tears, hugs and lots of hard work, but people say they're stronger after the storm.
GIFFORD -- As the town comes together for a day of closure, one of the area's businesses which had a huge impact on helping people get back on their feet is the bank.
GIFFORD -- This man is one of several first responders residents looked to for help.
GIFFORD -- Each person who survived last year's tornado, has his or her own story about a new beginning.
PENFIELD -- What happened on November 17, 2013, hasn't stopped one family from looking forward and working together to make a house a home again.
ILLINOIS -- Wednesday was cold with snow flurries, but if you were up early, you might have been worried about a different type of storm.
ILLINOIS -- Even though storm damage in Shelby and Macon counties may not cost as much as others, the state is trying to help.
ILLINOIS -- Six counties have been declared disaster areas.
URBANA -- Businesses are still cleaning up from flooding caused by a severe storm almost a week ago.
TUSCOLA -- Gusting winds caused havoc in Central Illinois Monday afternoon.
EARLVILLE -- It had all the earmarks of a tornado, but it was, in fact, straight-line winds which did the damage.
CHICAGO -- Mother Nature put on a show in the Windy City Monday night.
GIFFORD -- People celebrated Independence Day a little early.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- The Douglas County EMA conducted a survey to find out how people were warned about the November 17, 2013, tornado.
MARION COUNTY, IN -- Some scary moments in and around Indianapolis Tuesday afternoon.
GIFFORD -- One family is not sure what to do since their home is in danger of collapsing nearly seven months after the tornado.
WASHINGTON -- Another town in Illinois devastated by November's tornado was Washington.
MAHOMET -- Homeowners woke up to lots of damage after Tuesday night's storms.
GIFFORD -- It's hometown cooking with a heart.
SAVOY -- Another casualty from Wednesday night's hail storm is the B-17 Bomber at Willard Airport.
Update: 10:04 pm, 5/22/14, Thursday TUSCOLA -- It was time to clean up Thursday.
TUSCOLA -- People had a wild night of weather. Now, they're getting a good look at damage from grapefruit-sized hail.
TUSCOLA -- After Wednesday night's hail, wind and rain, there's a lot to clean up around Central Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- A tree fell into a house in the 3200-block of Ridgewood.
WHITE HEATH -- Rain came down in a hurry Wednesday, flooding some roads and, at one point, an entire town.
ROCKFORD -- One Illinois county has a new tool to help give more advanced warning of tornadoes and severe weather.
Latest: 6:17 pm, 4/16/14, Wednesday WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Some 8th graders, from Gifford, are getting the royal treatment during their trip to our nation's Capital.
Update: 10:06 pm, 4/5/14, Saturday GIFFORD -- Since the November tornadoes, it's not common to see a tree in town anymore.
BELLEVILLE -- Thursday's storms caused a lot of problems for people.
GIFFORD -- It's been over four months since a tornado ravaged the town.
TUSCOLA -- Spring is officially here and with the season comes severe weather.
WASHINGTON -- Farmers are battling more than just the frozen ground.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Fewer than 200 Ameren customers are still in the dark after snow and wind knocked out power.
GIFFORD -- You might see a lot of homes of a particular design popping up around town.
GIFFORD -- A FEMA appeal denial was just one topic at a town hall meeting Tuesday night.
ILLINOIS -- For the second time, FEMA has denied the state's appeal for funding to help towns affected by November's tornadoes.
Update: 5:58 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday GIFFORD -- The last time kids here heard sirens, it was the real thing.
ILLINOIS -- The National Weather Service (NWS) is urging all of us to prepare for the worst during Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
GIFFORD -- One Champaign County community, hit by November's tornadoes, didn't hear sirens Tuesday.
GIFFORD -- Some normalcy is returning to town. The Premier Cooperative Grain Elevator is going to be rebuilt.
MECHANICSBURG -- A survey team from the National Weather Service (NWS) is busy looking at damage caused by Thursday's storm.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- Roads across Central Illinois were covered in water. Some were more like rivers after the storm. Police warn drivers to stay off rural roads and not try to drive through standing or moving water.
Latest: 10:06 pm, 2/18/14, Tuesday CHAMPAIGN -- A plan to excavate a retention pond will move forward.