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Aerial view of Jefferson City, Mo. tornado damage
Jeff Roberson / AP

Midwest Food Bank is helping victims of tornados that tore through Missouri's capitol city last week.

Tree chashes into house
Eric Stock / WGLT

A nasty storm that killed three people in Missouri blew through Central Illinois overnight, downing trees, blowing cars into ditches, and producing at least one funnel cloud in far northeastern McLean County.

McLean County emergency management officials were sifting through damage reports Saturday night after several confirmed reports of tornadoes.

Severe weather ripped through Van Buren County on July 19 with two EF-1 tornadoes touching down near the county seat of Keosauqua. One of the twisters destroyed a piece of the county's history, but not before its image could be captured on canvas.

Marshalltown, Iowa tornado damage
Charlie Neibergall / AP

Four American Red Cross volunteers from Central Illinois have been dispatched to central Iowa to provide emergency relief in three Iowa communities that were devastated by tornadoes last week.