In Chicago, storms interrupted the Bears-Ravens game. At Soldier Field, the heavy downpour and violent winds caught 60 thousand people in the stands. With lightning striking nearby, officials made a call on the field. The game was delayed about two hours as fans packed into the concourse area of the stadium for safety.
The strongest tornado in southern Illinois had winds up to 200 miles per hour. In Pekin, Illinois about 130 homes were damaged - and about 40 of them were destroyed.
In the town of Washington, Illinois, blocks have been flattened, left unrecognizable by storm damage.
Immediately following the second wave of storms, blue sky, then sun, and a double rainbow. The storm left behind hour long delays at O'Hare.