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Tornadoes slam the Midwest

Multiple states were hit Sunday.

Severe Weather WI

In a photo provided by Dodge County Emergency Management, A garage in the Town of Hustisford collapsed and walls were turned inside-out after severe weather moved through the area Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Dodge County Emergency Management, Joseph Meagher)

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A tornado left a path of devastation through the north end of Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

FRED ZWICKY

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A view of part of Washington, Ill. is seen Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 after a tornado moved through the area. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. (AP Photo/Alex Kareotes)

Alex Kareotes

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Chuck Phillips looks out at the destruction that tore off part of his roof and left houses around him destroyed after a tornado left a path of devastation through the north end of Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

FRED ZWICKY

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A tree was pulled out of the ground by the roots, collapsing onto a house after a tornado left a path of devastation through the north end of Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

FRED ZWICKY

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Severe Weather IL

Washington, Ill., firefighters stand in the middle of Devonshire Street on the North side of Washington, Ill., after a tornado leveled at least fifty homes, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. High winds that followed the tornado are causing danger as homeowners and emergency workers try to search homes. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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Severe Weather IL

A view of part of Washington, Ill. is seen from Mackenzie Street in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 after a tornado moved through the area. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. (AP Photo/Alex Kareotes)

Alex Kareotes

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A Washington homeowner moves debris next to a set of stairs that once lead to the second floor of his home in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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Shirley Wolf says she hung on to her dog Sammy for dear life as a tornado destroyed her home at 306 Delshire in Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

FRED ZWICKY

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Aimee Royer holds a dog she rescued from debris after a Sunday morning tornado sliced through a subdivision on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Royer and her friend, Kendra Gray, at right, said their home was spared. Several homes are cleared down to the foundation. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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Josh Ramsey recovers items from a house of a family friend after a tornado left a path of devastation through the north end of Pekin, Ill., hitting right about noon Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

FRED ZWICKY

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An Ameren Illinois worker walks past homes looking for gas and electrical hazards in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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A mattress is wrapped around a stripped tree in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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Fans seek shelter at Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area suspending play in the NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Charles Rex Arbogast

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Fans seek shelter in the concourse area at Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. Play was suspended in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Charles Rex Arbogast

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Fans begin to leave their seats as a severe storm blows through Soldier Field during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. Play was suspended in the game. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Nam Y. Huh

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Fans seek shelter under an overpass outside Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area suspending play in the NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Charles Rex Arbogast

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Ravens Bears Football

Fans are warned to take cover as a severe storm moves through Soldier Field during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Charles Rex Arbogast

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Ravens Bears Football

Fans seek shelter in the concourse area at Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. Play was suspended in the game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Nam Y. Huh

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Webster Groves firefighters Chris Manita, center, and Matt Grossenhieder climb over a tree that fell on a house on Clydehurst Drive in Webster Groves, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. The residents of the house were home at the time the tree fell but were not injured. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across a number of Midwestern states Sunday, causing damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

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A Washington homeowner moves debris next to a set of stairs that once lead to the second floor of his home in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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A mattress is wrapped around a stripped tree on Devonshire Street on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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Washington firefighters survey Devonshire Street on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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Webster Groves firefighters Chris Manita, center, and Matt Grossenhieder climb over a tree that fell on a house on Clydehurst Drive in Webster Groves, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. The residents of the house were home at the time the tree fell but were not injured. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across a number of Midwestern states Sunday, causing damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

David Carson

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Washington homeowners and friends try to salvage items from homes along Devonshire Street on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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Severe Weather-Wisconsin

This photo provided by Dodge County Emergency Management shows cattle shed on a family farm in the Town of Hustisford was damaged Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 when severe weather moved through the area. Dodge County Emergency Management Director Joseph Meagher says no cattle were injured. (AP Photo/Dodge County Emergency Management, Joseph Meagher)

Joseph Meagher

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Richard Miller of Washington, Illinois salvages items from his brothers home, after a tornado leveled a subdivision on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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First Site apartment management warns Illinois State University students to stay back from a roof that blew off "The U" student apartments at 705 S. University, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Normal, Ill. The apartment was damaged in a severe storm that rolled through McLean County around noon. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

David Proeber

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Severe Weather

Demolished homes and vehicles in the Devonshire Subdivision in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Steve Smedley

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Rescuers pull an injured resident from a demolished house after a tornado destroyed parts of Washington, Ill., Sunday, nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Journal Star, David Zalaznik) MANDATORY CREDIT

David Zalaznik

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Shirley Wolf says she hung on to her dog Sammy for dear life as a tornado destroyed her home at 306 Delshire in Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

FRED ZWICKY

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Severe Weather-Wisconsin

This photo provided by Dodge County Emergency Management shows a garage in the Town of Hustisford, Wis., collapsed and walls were turned inside-out after severe weather moved through the area on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Dodge County Emergency Management, Joseph Meagher)

Joseph Meagher

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A Washington firefighter peers into the home of a fellow firefighter whose home was destroyed when a tornado swept through Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Journal Star, David Zalaznik) MANDATORY CREDIT

David Zalaznik

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Ravens Bears Football

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) watches the severe storm passing through the area from inside the tunnel with Torrey Smith and Tyrod Taylor (2) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. Play was suspended in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Charles Rex Arbogast

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Ravens Bears Football

Fans take cover as a severe rain storm begins to move through Soldier Field during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Nam Y. Huh

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Residents search through debris following the likely tornado touch down in Gifford, Ill., on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz)

Robin Scholz

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The Lake St. Louis sign on I-70 was knocked down on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, following the storm that raced through the area. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbes)

J.B. Forbes

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Rescuers pull an injured resident from a demolished house after a tornado destroyed parts of Washington, Ill., Sunday, nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Journal Star, David Zalaznik) MANDATORY CREDIT

David Zalaznik

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Pat Whitaker, 82, sits under a blanket in her nightgown outside her home waiting for help to come in Gifford, Ill. on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz)

Robin Scholz

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Severe Weather WI

In a photo provided by Dodge County Emergency Management, A garage in the Town of Hustisford collapsed and walls were turned inside-out after severe weather moved through the area Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Dodge County Emergency Management, Joseph Meagher)

Severe Weather

A tornado left a path of devastation through the north end of Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

Severe Weather IL

A view of part of Washington, Ill. is seen Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 after a tornado moved through the area. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. (AP Photo/Alex Kareotes)

Severe Weather

Chuck Phillips looks out at the destruction that tore off part of his roof and left houses around him destroyed after a tornado left a path of devastation through the north end of Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

Severe Weather

A tree was pulled out of the ground by the roots, collapsing onto a house after a tornado left a path of devastation through the north end of Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

Severe Weather IL

Washington, Ill., firefighters stand in the middle of Devonshire Street on the North side of Washington, Ill., after a tornado leveled at least fifty homes, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. High winds that followed the tornado are causing danger as homeowners and emergency workers try to search homes. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather IL

A view of part of Washington, Ill. is seen from Mackenzie Street in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 after a tornado moved through the area. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. (AP Photo/Alex Kareotes)

Severe Weather

A Washington homeowner moves debris next to a set of stairs that once lead to the second floor of his home in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather

Shirley Wolf says she hung on to her dog Sammy for dear life as a tornado destroyed her home at 306 Delshire in Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

Severe Weather

Aimee Royer holds a dog she rescued from debris after a Sunday morning tornado sliced through a subdivision on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Royer and her friend, Kendra Gray, at right, said their home was spared. Several homes are cleared down to the foundation. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather

Josh Ramsey recovers items from a house of a family friend after a tornado left a path of devastation through the north end of Pekin, Ill., hitting right about noon Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

Severe Weather

An Ameren Illinois worker walks past homes looking for gas and electrical hazards in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather

A mattress is wrapped around a stripped tree in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Ravens Bears Football

Fans seek shelter at Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area suspending play in the NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Ravens Bears Football

Fans seek shelter in the concourse area at Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. Play was suspended in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Ravens Bears Football

Fans begin to leave their seats as a severe storm blows through Soldier Field during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. Play was suspended in the game. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Ravens Bears Football

Fans seek shelter under an overpass outside Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area suspending play in the NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Ravens Bears Football

Fans are warned to take cover as a severe storm moves through Soldier Field during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Ravens Bears Football

Fans seek shelter in the concourse area at Soldier Field as a severe storm blows through the area during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. Play was suspended in the game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Severe Weather

Webster Groves firefighters Chris Manita, center, and Matt Grossenhieder climb over a tree that fell on a house on Clydehurst Drive in Webster Groves, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. The residents of the house were home at the time the tree fell but were not injured. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across a number of Midwestern states Sunday, causing damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

Severe Weather

A Washington homeowner moves debris next to a set of stairs that once lead to the second floor of his home in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather

A mattress is wrapped around a stripped tree on Devonshire Street on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather

Washington firefighters survey Devonshire Street on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather

Webster Groves firefighters Chris Manita, center, and Matt Grossenhieder climb over a tree that fell on a house on Clydehurst Drive in Webster Groves, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. The residents of the house were home at the time the tree fell but were not injured. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across a number of Midwestern states Sunday, causing damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter and even prompting officials at Soldier Field in Chicago to evacuate the stands and delay the Bears game. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

Severe Weather

Washington homeowners and friends try to salvage items from homes along Devonshire Street on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather-Wisconsin

This photo provided by Dodge County Emergency Management shows cattle shed on a family farm in the Town of Hustisford was damaged Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 when severe weather moved through the area. Dodge County Emergency Management Director Joseph Meagher says no cattle were injured. (AP Photo/Dodge County Emergency Management, Joseph Meagher)

Severe Weather

Richard Miller of Washington, Illinois salvages items from his brothers home, after a tornado leveled a subdivision on the North side of Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather

First Site apartment management warns Illinois State University students to stay back from a roof that blew off "The U" student apartments at 705 S. University, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Normal, Ill. The apartment was damaged in a severe storm that rolled through McLean County around noon. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, David Proeber)

Severe Weather

Demolished homes and vehicles in the Devonshire Subdivision in Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The Pantagraph, Steve Smedley)

Severe Weather

Rescuers pull an injured resident from a demolished house after a tornado destroyed parts of Washington, Ill., Sunday, nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Journal Star, David Zalaznik) MANDATORY CREDIT

Severe Weather

Shirley Wolf says she hung on to her dog Sammy for dear life as a tornado destroyed her home at 306 Delshire in Pekin, Il.,Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Journal Star, Fred Zwicky) MANDATORY CREDIT

Severe Weather-Wisconsin

This photo provided by Dodge County Emergency Management shows a garage in the Town of Hustisford, Wis., collapsed and walls were turned inside-out after severe weather moved through the area on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Dodge County Emergency Management, Joseph Meagher)

Severe Weather

A Washington firefighter peers into the home of a fellow firefighter whose home was destroyed when a tornado swept through Washington, Ill., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Journal Star, David Zalaznik) MANDATORY CREDIT

Ravens Bears Football

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) watches the severe storm passing through the area from inside the tunnel with Torrey Smith and Tyrod Taylor (2) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. Play was suspended in the game. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Ravens Bears Football

Fans take cover as a severe rain storm begins to move through Soldier Field during the first half of an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Severe Weather

Residents search through debris following the likely tornado touch down in Gifford, Ill., on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz)

Severe Weather

The Lake St. Louis sign on I-70 was knocked down on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, following the storm that raced through the area. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, J.B. Forbes)

Severe Weather

Rescuers pull an injured resident from a demolished house after a tornado destroyed parts of Washington, Ill., Sunday, nov. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Journal Star, David Zalaznik) MANDATORY CREDIT

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Pat Whitaker, 82, sits under a blanket in her nightgown outside her home waiting for help to come in Gifford, Ill. on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz)

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