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2 Tornadoes confirmed in Red Bud, Ill.

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RED BUD, Ill. -- The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that small tornadoes were responsible for minor damage in portions of southwestern Illinois’ Monroe County.

Meteorologist Mark Britt says both of the Saturday afternoon twisters southeast of St. Louis have been classified as EF-Os and caused no injuries.

Photos: Severe storms hit St. Louis area

Britt says one of the tornadoes toppled a tree onto a house in the tiny village of Fults. Another one three miles west of Red Bud caused minor damage to crops and some trees.

 

News 4 viewer recorded one of the storms from the front porch of his home just outside of town. 

Britt says neither tornado had maximum estimated wind speeds exceeding 80 miles per hour.

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