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Severe midwest storms claim eight livesSevere midwest storms claim eight livesUpdated: Monday, November 18 2013, 11:50 AM CSTMIDWEST US -- (ABC) The rising death toll in Sunday's rash of tornadoes and storms across the midwest. Eight people have now died.The twisters took the worst toll in Southern Illinois, where fierce winds tore apart whole neighborhoods.Their every belonging - shredded strewn across - what used to be a neighborhood."This is what my house looks like after a tornado came Destin news through. This is my house folks." Scenes like this - repeated across at least five states in the midwest after as many as 81 reported tornadoes - touched down yesterday.Carving chilling paths of destruction -Tornado in my backyard!! - screaming - go go goLeveling homes---Crashing through this busy Starbucks in Indiana-"All we could hear was glass shattering everywhere. // and when we came out-- the building was gone."The severe weather threat - sending 60 thousand football fans at Chicago's Soldier Field- rushing for cover during last night's game"Due to inclement weather, the game will be temporarily suspended."And further south in Illinois - an EF-4 tornado - creating the most terrifying moments of Lisa Hunter and her kids' lives"this Is What My House Looks Like After A Tornado Came destin News Through."It was scary. Really scary."Brevin: We just covered up with a mattress. And she was holding me tight, I was holding her tight.Their town - Washington, Illinois - among the hardest hit. The severity of the devastation here ust starting to sink in"We need all the help we can get in this town."6 people killed, search and rescue crews - back out today looking for anyone who might still be trapped beneath the rubble.Severe midwest storms claim eight livesRelated StoriesSite MapStay Connected:c 2013, WEAR ABC 3 | Portions are Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed.WEAR, ABC 3 is the ABC affiliate for Northwest Florida and South Alabama that provides local news, weather forecasts, traffic updates, notices of events and items of interest in the community, sports and entertainment programming for Pensacola, Florida and Mobile, Alabama and nearby towns and communities in the Gulf Coast area, including in Florida: Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, Cantonment, Century, Jay, Pace, Milton, Perdido Key, Pensacola Beach, Navarre, Fort Walton Beach, Valparaiso, Niceville, Destin, Sandestin, Wright, Holt, Crestview, Baker, Chumuckla; and in Alabama: Orange Beach, Robertsdale, Gulf Shores, Stapleton, Elberta, Fairhope, Daphne, Prichard, Chickasaw, Saraland, Satsuma, Tilmans Corner, Theodore, Bayou la Batre, Dauphin Island, Foley, Bay Minette, Atmore, Flomaton, Brewton, Florala, Semmes, Spanish Fort, and Lillian.For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit