Photos: Storm damage across Stateline

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(WTVO/AP) — Weather officials have confirmed a tornado touched down in northern Illinois damaging homes and uprooting trees. The tornado touched down in Ogle County just outside Oregon around 9 p.m. on Saturday.

The National Weather Service gave the tornado a preliminary rating of EF-1, which can have winds between 86-110 mph.

National Weather Service meteorologist Gino Izzi says it was on the ground for roughly 10 minutes.

No injuries have been reported. . Reports of possible tornadoes also cropped up in Peoria County, where there were power outages, and Henry County.

At least one building on German Church Road in Ogle County lost its roof. The area also saw widespread tree damage with numerous trees uprooted.

Several power lines were brought down and numerous roads were blocked by debris.


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