Rochelle, Illinois Ohio Hit by Tornado

People across the Midwest should be on alert for severe weather, the weather agency said.

One person has died as a result of storms in Fairdale, Illinois, said Patti Thompson, a state emergency management spokeswoman.

In Rochelle, Illinois, there were “multiple reports of injuries and damage,” the Ogle County Sheriff’s dispatchers said.

Tornadoes tore through parts of Iowa, Illinois and Ohio on Thursday in what forecasters from the National Weather Service warned is a “particularly dangerous situation.”