GREENE COUNTY, Ill. ( - A tornado touched down in Greene County, Illinois Monday afternoon and has been rated EF-2. 

The National Weather Service damage survey completed Tuesday evening shows the storm was on the ground for 4 minutes and 3 miles from Wrights, Illinois north into rural Greene County, which is about 50 miles north of St. Louis.  Estimated peak winds were 115 mph.

Greene County tornado 10/11/2021

The National Weather Service (NWS) says the a confirmed tornado was spotted near Wrights, Ill/ and moved north.  It touched down on a farm, destroying two large sheds and a silo.  Farmer Andy Wright says his equipment was inside the sheds.

"Four tractors will be damaged. Two grain carts that we use on a daily basis in a harvest. Two grain loggers that are totally gone that would be used on a daily basis," he said.

No injuries have been reported.

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