The first round of severe storms pushed through southern IL early afternoon bringing torrential rain, some small hail, and damaging winds. Numerous severe thunderstorm and even a couple tornado warnings were issued for the storms that moved through. More severe weather is expected and a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect til 8pm CDT.
Video package shot in the town of Christopher in Franklin County.
Scene 1-2: Establishing shots of storm as it approaches.
Scene 3-5: POV shots showing torrential rains and near zero visibility.
Scene 6-7: Shots of \"HIGH WATER\" sign with cars driving through high water behind it.
Scene 8-12: Vehicles driving through high water on IL-14.
Scene 13-15: Vehicles driving through high water on IL-148.
Scene 16-20: Shots of down trees in Christopher, blown down in the 60+ MPH winds.