Security footage shows tornado pass close to WEEK studio

By WEEK Producer

November 20, 2013 Updated Nov 20, 2013 at 4:09 PM CDT

EAST PEORIA, Ill . -- At least 60 homes are heavily damaged or destroyed, and hundreds others affected by the tornado that touched down in East Peoria on Sunday.

City officials are currently assessing the most damaged homes to determine their safety.

This is security camera footage was shot Sunday outside of our studios in East Peoria on Springfield Road.

Buildings surrounding our station sustained significant damage, but we were lucky to make it out with minimal damage.

Chief Meteorologist Chuck Collins and Meteorologist Sandy Gallant were live in studio when the storm passed through.