Weather Forecast

Dana, Reese and Payton Leman

Leman family recovering from tornado in central Illinois


MORRIS – Sunday, Nov. 17 started out like it usually did for Dana Leman and her daughters, Payton and Reese. Leman headed to a church near her home in Washington, Ill., while Payton and Reese were with their father, Chris, in a nearby town.

“I didn’t know the weather was supposed to be bad – we knew that there were supposed to be some strong storms coming through but I had not heard anything about tornados,” said Leman.

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Kim Ukura is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune.