WASHINGTON - Sunday's EF-4 tornado accelerated winds to speeds of nearly 200 miles an hour.
A force so strong, pictures, bills, and mail belonging to Washington residents landed in cities near Chicago.
Kristopher Lancaster, a local musician, lost 25 years worth of music when the twister crushed his home.
Luckily, Joliet resident Ashley Schoell thinks she might have found some of Lancaster's music.
She spotted the sheets in her yard.
Using Facebook, she's made contact with the family and is in the process of getting the items back to their owner.
“It’s really heartwarming,” said Schoell. “To know we can make a difference even 100 miles away. Something that simply blew in. Get it back to them and help them rebuild."
"Cherish that for the rest of my life,” said Lancaster. “That they returned something that I would never see again. That would be something very special to me."
Lancaster is holding a benefit concert for tornado victims on November 27th.
It'll feature five bands and take place at "Trendz" in Creve Coeur.
The event runs from 6pm to 2am.
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