(WZZM/AP)- High wind, hail,rain slammed into western Michigan Sunday afternoon.
There are no immediate reports of injuries, but Consumers Energy reported thousands of power outages, especially east of U.S. 131 between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.
Dozens of churches canceled evening worship services.
A county coroner says two people were killed when a tornado hit their home in rural southern Illinois.
Washington County coroner, Mark Styninger, said the elderly man and his sister died Sunday afternoon in their farmhouse in the town of New Minden, about 50 miles southeast of St. Louis.
The storm that struck New Minden was part of a series of intense thunderstorms and tornadoes that swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities.
The Chicago Bears' game against the Baltimore Ravens has resumed after being delayed about two hours because of a torrential downpour.
Play was stopped with 4:51 left in the first quarter. Baltimore's Justin Tucker had just kicked a 52-yard field goal to make it 10-0 when fans were ordered to seek cover.
Players stayed on the sideline for a few minutes before heading to the locker room as heavy rains and strong winds hit.