TV news anchors at WEEK-TV forced to end broadcast and evacuate during tornado in Peoria, Illinois

CHICAGO - A tornado tore through central Illinois Sunday morning - forcing one television news station to go off the air so that the anchors could take shelter.

"#Tornado has struck WEEK-TV, the NBC affiliate in Peoria; roof damage reported," The Weather Channel tweeted at 10:50 a.m. MT.

Mobile users can watch the video the anchors evacuating here:

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