Tornado touchdowns confirmed in Kankakee County, National Weather Service says – NBC Chicago

The National Weather Service confirmed two brief tornado touchdowns that occurred Tuesday afternoon in suburban Kankakee County.

According to the most recent information from the NWS, both tornadoes were classified as EF-0 tornadoes, indicating they contained winds measured between 65 and 85 miles per hour.

Official damage assessments are still ongoing and more information is expected to be released at a later date.

According to the University of Michigan’s Tornado Paths website, one of the tornadoes touched down at 1:59 p.m. near Bonfield, a community about 10 miles west of Kankakee.

The other tornado touched down near Manteno around 2:20 p.m.

There were no immediate reports of damage from either tornado.

NBC Chicago

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