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NWS updates tornado numbers

NWS updates tornado numbers Fox2 News

The National Weather Service has updated its numbers regarding the violent storms that ripped through the Midwest earlier this month.

The agency says two dozen tornadoes struck Illinois and another 28 hit Indiana. The latest figures underscore what officials have been saying since the tornadoes roared through on November 17th: There's never been a November day like that one on record.

The tornado that cut a half-mile swath through the central Illinois community of Washington is the strongest in November in Illinois since modern records began being kept in 1950. Six people died during the storms in Illinois and 147 people were injured. 

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