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Interactive graphic: One block destroyed in Washington, Ill., tornado
Though not a precise match, these images of a block on Fayette Ave. in Washington, Ill., offer a sense of the destruction Sunday’s tornado brought to the town. Move the slider from left to right to see the block before the tornado (via Google Maps) and after (Toso Katopodis/Getty).
You can get a full sense of the scope of destruction in Washington and beyond in this map, which shows Sunday’s tornado strikes in Illinois disaster areas and in the wake of the full storm through the Midwest. And here’s a look from the air at the devastation the twister brought to the town of 15,000 just east of Peoria.
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