OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) – At least two brief twisters reportedly touched down as part of a storm system that rolled across northeastern Illinois.
WLS-TV reported that one EF-0 tornado snapped tree branches and uprooted some trees as it traveled about two miles on the ground before 5 p.m. Saturday west of Chicago in Oak Brook. The second EF-0 tornado was confirmed about 5:50 p.m. Saturday in Candlewick Lake in northern Boone County, northwest of Chicago.
The Oak Brook tornado damaged part of a roof. Peak winds upwards of 75 mph were reported. The National Weather Service said it had a maximum width of about 60 yards.
No injuries have been reported from either tornado.