National Weather Service confirms two EF-1 tornadoes during Wednesday storms

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CHERRY VALLEY/BELVIDERE (WIFR) – The National Weather Service has confirmed two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in the Stateline Wednesday evening.

The first tornado touched down about two miles south, southeast of Cherry Valley around 8:15 and was on the ground for about 6 miles before lifting up at 8:22 p.m. about four miles south of Belvidere.

A second tornado touched down near Belvidere at 8:23 and was on the ground for 1.6 miles before ending at 8:25 p.m. five miles southeast of Belvidere.

Both tornadoes had 100 mph winds.