Washington IL tornado kills 1, destroys homes; 5 others die statewide

That tour will include the town of Washington, where there was one storm-related death. Two others deid in Washington County near St. Louis, and three were killed in downstate Massac County, which is located along the Ohio River near Paducah, Ky.

donpk.com has received reports of debris, such as pictures, W2s and checks, from downstate Washington and Pekin, Ill., being found as far away as Shorewood and Countryside in the southwest Chicago suburbs.

A curfew was being enforced in the town of Washington from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday. Checkpoints stood at the main entrances to the town where drivers had to prove they lived in the town to enter. Other roads were blocked completely due to severe damage.

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