Midwest Storms Trigger Rare Tornadoes

(Davenport, IA) — Severe weather in the Midwest is spawning rare tornadoes in February. Thursday’s storms triggered the first ever February Tornado Warnings in Wisconsin, where a rope tornado was spotted near the town of Evansville. A twister was also reported in northern Illinois near the town of Henry, where it flipped over a semi truck and knocked over some trees. The National Weather Service in Davenport, Iowa says it’s only the second February tornado in the area since 1950.

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