Tornado confirmed in Metropolis

The National Weather Service has officially confirmed an EF1 tornado touched down in Massac County, Illinois, Wednesday afternoon. 

Some of you sent us photos of a suspected tornado in Metropolis, Illinois. Rick Shanklin with NWS Paducah confirmed the the tornado, and says Massac County also saw a lot of straight line wind damage. 

Shanklin says most of the damage in the heart of Metropolis was from the tornado. 

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