Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Washburn, IL Tornado Touched Down, Donations Needed !

metamora herald cornfield tornado Washburn IL
Photo by Will Wight of JWSevereWeather


February 28th,2017 a tornado touched down in Washburn, IL and the Midwest had a total of 22 with hail storms overnight claiming the lives of three people and creating a lot of damage. The tornado in Washburn,IL have damaged 8 houses but no serious injuries or fatalities. Thank goodness!

Both the United Methodist Church and the American Legion have made themselves available if you need help or know a family that does need help. They will be providing shelter, cots, water, and food. Reverend Richard Kerr can be reached at (309) 356-1040 and Gary L. Smith can be reached at (800)516-0389 or [email protected],or you can follow him on Twitter @Glsmithx . These guys will be able to get people the help they need during this terrible time.
Please also contact them if you can help out in any way. Thank you, and stay safe!

















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