This may be the most spectacular bullshit they have come up with yet.
In Washington, Ill., where at least one person was killed and 37 others injured, officials suspect the tornado that blasted the town may have been an EF-4, packing winds from 166 mph to 200 mph.
There have been more than three dozen moderate-strength tornadoes in Illinois since record keeping began in 1885, but there had never been such a strong tornado in Illinois “until this year,” the weather service said.
The deadliest tornado in US history was an F-5 which hit Illinois during March, 1925. There have been more than 1,400 tornadoes in Illinois since 1990.