5/9/2014 Christopher, IL Severe Storms

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.