NWS confirms EF-2 tornado in Galatia, Ill.
GALATIA, Ill. The twister that hit Galatia, Ill. Tuesday night has been classified as an EF-2 tornado. That's according to the National Weather Service.
Officials say the tornado touched down around 10:20pm and lasted for about two minutes.
In that time, it traveled about a mile starting just west of North Park Street and ending east of McKinley Street.
While it was on the ground, the storm produced winds up to 115 miles per hour.
At least two people were injured. One was hurt after a tree fell on a mobile home. The other fell during the tornado.
Several homes were damaged, including one that had its entire roof removed by the wind.
GALATIA, Ill. The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado did touchdown in Galatia, Ill. Tuesday night.
NWS officials have yet to determine the intensity of the twister.
At least two people were hurt as the storm passed through Saline County. One person suffered a head injury while a second was taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries. Three people were trapped in three separate residences as well.
Several homes were also damaged.
GALATIA, Ill. - At least two people were injured when severe weather passed through Saline