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    Photos: Tuesday's Storms Ransack Illinois to Oklahoma

    By Jillian MacMath, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    September 27, 2012; 3:23 AM ET
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    Storms, Tornadoes Ransack Illinois to Oklahoma

    Storified by Accu Weather · Wed, Sep 26 2012 03:33:45

    The Storm Prediction Center listed several preliminary reports of tornadoes in Clinton and Washington Counties, Ill. Tuesday evening. Damage reports included a blown over semi trailer on route I-64 in Addieville, Ill. and roof damage in Okawville, Ill. Meanwhile, photos of the sky from surrounding areas funneled in on social media outlets.
    Semi overturned on interstate 64 near Okawville, Il, possibly from #tornado @ksdknews http://pic.twitter.com/vFm8CpZRElizabeth Matthews
    Skies heading toward Okawville, Il where there are reports of tornado damage, @ksdknews http://pic.twitter.com/6N2ZjhQYElizabeth Matthews
    Another view of the twister as it passed through Okawville, IL today. #ksdk #stlwx http://pic.twitter.com/CCO8PspADarin Copeland
    Okawville tornado image submitted by Andrea Wojtowicz. #ksdk #stlwx http://pic.twitter.com/6krFD35eDarin Copeland
    Stormin' in OKC #okwx http://pic.twitter.com/WMnOs31TJamie Cyr
    Storm clouds south of Mascoutah, IL. #ksdk #stlwx http://pic.twitter.com/3D53y4jHDarin Copeland
    Viewer #pic of #hail in #Trenton #IL. #kmov on right now with damage reports via @stevetempleton http://pic.twitter.com/O2rHkuIHMaggie Crane KMOV
    @alyx_seats why is everyone pulling over into ditches?? #tornado http://pic.twitter.com/aLajfLNcJill Griebel
    5:50 pm ... Scary skies #tornado reports from Clinton Co., IL #fox2news #weather http://yfrog.com/ke6zhfijAndy Banker
    Driving through a storm that is soon to be a Tornado. http://pic.twitter.com/aLuvzDqpAngelisa Muniz

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