The National Weather Service reports that two tornadoes touched down in the Heartland on Friday, April 25. Severe thunderstorms developed from an area of low pressure that moved through the Mississippi River Valley. Funnel clouds and large hail were reported over Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky during the afternoon.
A F0 tornado briefly touched down near the Alexander/Pulaski County line in Southern Illinois around 2:45 p.m. Heartland News was on the scene as the funnel cloud dropped out of the sky.
A F1 tornado touched down in Possum Trot, Kentucky shortly after 4 p.m.
Check out the official statements from the National Weather Service below: