This is the moment a local Illinois TV station went off air as severe weather systems ripped through the state.
After warning viewers to take precautions against the storms, one of the presenters on Peoria TV said: "I'm hearing things right now Chuck, I think we may need to take shelter."
Weather officials said a fast-moving storm system including possible tornadoes threatens 53 million people across 10 Midwestern states.
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