NWS: 5 tornadoes from Sunday storms in Missouri, Illinois

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed five tornadoes hit in parts of southeastern Missouri and southwestern Illinois as severe storms raked the region on Sunday.

The St. Louis office of the service said in a tweet late Tuesday that the area saw two strong EF3 tornadoes, including one that tore through St. Mary, Missouri, across the Mississippi River and over Chester, Illinois.

The other hit Fredericktown, Missouri. Two were rated weak EF1 tornadoes, which hit rural parts of Reynolds and Madison counties in Missouri.

The fifth tornado was a very weak EF0 with wind speeds of less than 85 mph near Richview, Illinois. The storms caused widespread damage to some trees, power structures and some buildings, but left no serious injuries.