Tornados tore through rural Illinois Thursday night, hitting towns west of Chicago. As of Friday morning, one 67-year old woman was dead and 11 others had been treated for injuries, according to the Associated Press. As the storm ripped through the area, witnesses posted videos and photos online.
Video of a tornado that destroyed rural Fairdale, IL showed the storm's massive scale.
Witnesses rushed to take pictures and record video as tornado sirens warned residents to take cover.