Updated: 7:19 PM 11/22/13
The Villa Grove tornado of 11/17/13 touched down at 12:44 PM 3.7 miles north of Tuscola and was on the ground for 29.7 miles. This tornado did injure 6 people and was rated an EF-3 with winds up to 140 mph. At its widest point the tornado was a quarter mile wide. The tornado lifted at 1:00, just 2.7 miles north of Broadlands. This tornado actually merged with the Tuscola tornado just east of I-57.
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