Tornado touches down near Hawk Point, storm continues to cause damage into Illinois

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LINCOLN CO, MO (KTVI) – A severe thunderstorm moved through Lincoln County Saturday evening. Weather spotters and law enforcement around Hawk Point spotted a funnel cloud as the storm moved through. On Sunday, the National Weather Service conducted a survey of the damage in and around Hawk Point and determined that a tornado did touch down southwest of town near Prairie Rd. Initial estimates are the tornado was a EF1 with winds of at least 110 mph.

Fortunately, no one was hurt during the storm.

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That storm then crossed the Mississippi River into Illinois, eventually doing some damage in Carrollton, IL, in Greene County.

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