tornado en NWS Storm Spotter Certification Class <p>Even with today’s technology, the National Weather Service still depends on certified storm spotters across the nation to serve as eyes on the ground. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:12:15 +0000 Emily Boyer 49220 at NWS Storm Spotter Certification Class November Tornadoes in Illinois <p>Weather statistics show it’s not unheard of for a tornado to touch down in Illinois during November. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:56:34 +0000 Sean Crawford 44067 at November Tornadoes in Illinois Working to Improve Emergency Responses <p>Although November tornadoes are not common in Illinois, Dr. Jack Rozdilsky said no one should be surprised when one happens. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:30:37 +0000 Rich Egger 44031 at Working to Improve Emergency Responses WIU Researcher Analyzes Tornadoes <p>Tornadoes are fact of life in the Midwest.&nbsp; A researcher at Western Illinois University is using a National Science Foundation grant to look inside storms to figure out which ones will spawn twisters. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:50:14 +0000 Scott Stuntz 38135 at WIU Researcher Analyzes Tornadoes Tornado Slams Southern Illinois <p>The recovery process is underway in Harrisburg following Wednesday morning&#39;s (February 29) strong storms that resulted in major damage and loss of life.<br /><br />The Saline County Sheriff&#39;s office reports six people are dead and more than 100 injured as a result of the storms.<br /><br />Storm victims are being transported to hospitals in Williamson County for treatment.&nbsp; The sheriff&#39;s department reports more than 200 homes damaged or destroyed in Harrisburg along with 25 businesses, including the hospital.<br /> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:35:26 +0000 Rich Egger 11048 at Tornado Slams Southern Illinois