COAL VALLEY, Ill. (KWQC) – The National Weather Service says two tornadoes hit the Quad Cities viewing area Thursday night.
According to the National Weather Service, an EF-0 hit south of Coal Valley, Illinois at 10:41 P.M. on Thursday, October 6, 2016.
The fast moving EF-0 tornado damaged mostly trees and crops along its path. The storm had estimated peak winds of 85 MPH and lasted nearly 5 miles. The 10-yard-wide tornado did not injure anyone.
This is the second confirmed tornado to come out of Thursday night’s storms. An EF-1 rated tornado also hit Muscatine County. That storm had winds of 95 MPH and ran for 9.5 miles. The Muscatine tornado caused mostly damage to crops and trees. A few trees were snapped at their trunks. One hog farm had two outbuildings destroyed.