Illinois Seeing Fewer Tornadoes This Year

July 30, 2014


(Springfield, IL)  --  It looks like Mother Nature is sparing Illinois from tornadoes this year.  State Climatologist Jim Angel says the state has only had 23-twisters this year, compared to the normal 40 that are usually seen by now.  Fourteen of the twisters occurred on a warm day in February.  Only seven tornadoes have touched down since March.

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