Tornado Touches Down Near Ashton
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down near Ashton just after 6:45 p.m. tonight.
Among the structures suffering severe damage was Grubsteakers Restaurant along Route 64 in Rochelle. The following video was captured near that area.
The NWS indicated the storm traveled northeast through the area. This photo was taken shortly after near Cherry Valley.
Ashton is about 7 miles west of Rochelle.