Search continues for missing 7-year-old

By WEEK Producer

September 9, 2013 Updated Sep 10, 2013 at 9:51 AM CDT

EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ill -- In south-central Illinois, a search continued Monday for a missing 7-year-old girl.

Willow Long,7, has been missing from her Watson, Ill. home since Sunday morning. Illinois state police, along with volunteers and members of local fire departments, are helping in the search for the girl.

Willow Long has shoulder-length red hair. She was not wearing glasses at the time of her disappearance. She is between 3'10" and 4' tall and weighs around 46 pounds.

According to Effingham County Police, Willow was reported missing by her mother, and was last seen wearing a purple nightgown.