Video, photos: Stories and interviews from Washington, Ill., tornado scene

Written By Sun-Times Wire Posted: 11/18/2013, 11:19am

Chicago Sun-Times journalists Mitch Dudek and Jessica Koscielniak are on the ground in Washington, the central Illinois town of 15,000 people hammered by Sunday’s storms and an EF-4 tornado. They’ll be compiling reports as they talk to the people of Washington to tell the stories of survival and to document the strength the community shows as it rebuilds.

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There was plenty of documentation on the scene around Illinios and the Midwest Sunday afternoon as storms ravaged. This Storify report compiles photos, videos and social media communication from throughout the day: