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  1. Looks like it was correct PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO,IL 354 PM CDT FRI APR 10 2015 ...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/09/15 TORNADO EVENT... ...NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS TORNADO PRELIMINARY RATED AN EF-4... NWS METEOROLOGISTS HAVE CONDUCTED A GROUND SURVEY COVERING THE MOST HEAVILY DAMAGED LOCATIONS. BASED ON EARLY FINDINGS THE TORNADO THAT TRACKED FROM NEAR ROCHELLE TO NEAR BELVIDERE...AND IMPACTED THE COMMUNITY OF FAIRDALE...APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN A SINGLE LONG TRACK TORNADO. PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF SURVEY INDICATES THIS TORNADO WAS AN EF-4. AN AERIAL SURVEY WILL BE CONDUCTED LATER TODAY OR TOMORROW...WEATHER PERMITTING...TO CONFIRM A FINAL RATING. AT LEAST ONE SATELLITE TORNADO ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LARGER TORNADO WAS FOUND THUS FAR AND THERE MAY HAVE BEEN OTHERS. AN AERIAL SURVEY WILL HELP US ASCERTAIN WHETHER THERE WERE ANY ADDITIONAL TORNADOES ON THIS DAY.
  2. Write up by LOT http://www.weather.gov/lot/15apr09
  3. WGN still doing live coverage. Showing storm damage and a bunch of good tornado pics.
  4. Stuart, Iowa on May 27, 1995. Top notch commentating. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=S7GlSgu3IL0
  5. Just saw on FOX 32 that it hit -15 here yesterday morning.
  6. Not sure if you watch Stormchasers, but she is, or was, dating Reed Timmer and they had her on the show. I've seen her in person a few times, very nice. Ginger Zee.
  7. Found ya. Did a search on yahoo answers.
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