WASHINGTON, IL - Severe weather pounded the Midwest Sunday afternoon.
CNN iReporter Anthony Khoury took this cellphone video of a funnel cloud in Washington, Illinois, east of Peoria.
You can hear someone in the video reciting "The Lord's Prayer" and other prayers.
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in that area.
Khoury says his home was spared but the surrounding homes were damaged.
A spokesperson with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency says at least three people died as a result of the storms.
According to the National Weather Service, nearly 50 tornadoes have been reported throughout the Midwest.