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Weather service confirms tornado touchdown in LeRoy

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The path length of the tornado was 3.4 miles with estimated peak winds of 85 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

The National Weather Service has confirmed a weak tornado touched down in LeRoy during the late night storm Sunday and early Monday.

The weather service said the EF-0 level tornado with 85 mph-peak winds was on the ground for 3.4 miles. It started southwest of town, entered the southwest part of the McLean County village and traveled southeast, damaging roofs, turning over two semi trucks, and shredding trees.

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WGLT Senior Reporter Charlie Schlenker has spent more than three award-winning decades in radio. He lives in Normal with his family.
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