The number of tornadoes in Illinois is down considerably this year.  Despite all the rain we've had, State Climatologist Jim Angel says it's been a pretty quiet year as far as severe weather and tornadoes go, with just 30 reported so far.


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But Angel reminds tornadoes can hit any time of the year in Illinois, as witnessed in 2013 when a deadly outbreak of tornadoes struck the state on November 17th. 


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