Are you prepared for a tornado?
The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for north central St. Clair and eastern Madison counties until 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
According to the NWS, severe thunderstorms capable of producing a tornado were located over Alhambra, moving northeast at 45 mph.
Locations impacted included Collinsville around 7:15 p.m., Maryville and South Roxana around 7:20 p.m., Edwardsville and Troy around 7:25 p.m., Glen Carbon around 7:30 p.m., Marine around 7:35 p.m. and Highland around 7:40 p.m.
Other locations included Kaufman, Kuhn, Poag, Fruit, Mitchell and Hamel. The area included Horseshoe Lake State Park and the following highways:
Interstate 70 in Illinois between exits 21 and 24
Interstate 55 in Illinois between exits 23 and 30
Interstate 64 in Illinois between exits 9 and 14
The St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency reported falling trees in Fairview Heights, Swansea and Fairmont City.
According to the Ameren Outage Map, 735 customers near Collinsville, 116 near Belleville and 188 near Fairview Heights were without service around 8:30 p.m..