Storms roll through Central Illinois


CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) – Storms hit Central Illinois on Tuesday afternoon and evening. Strong winds caused damage to trees, power lines, homes and other buildings.

In Gibson City, people are reporting damage to property.

Rob Schmitt with Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services says the storm didn’t cause any structural damage to their building, but some of the exterior parts of the building experienced cosmetic damage.

Patients and hospital services have not been impacted.

Gibson City’s mayor says roads are cleared of debris, unless there are wires down. The city is asking people to place storm debris on the curb. Collection will start on Wednesday morning.

If you happen to see any damage in your area, please send pictures to and make sure to let us know where you’re located and what you saw.

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