Anchors on WEEK-TV in Peoria, Illinois were forced to go off the air to take shelter from a tornado on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.
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Tornado damage in Washington, Ill. on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.
(Photo courtesy: Anthony Khoury via Twitter)
CHICAGO - A tornado tore through central Illinois Sunday morning - forcing one television news station to go off the air so that the anchors could take shelter.
"#Tornado has struck WEEK-TV, the NBC affiliate in Peoria; roof damage reported," The Weather Channel tweeted at 10:50 a.m. MT.
Mobile users can watch the video the anchors evacuating here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiBIFDLfWCY#t=23