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The National Weather Service released its outlook for November and following months.

It says climate pattern “La Niña,” which is known for sea surface temperatures dropping lower-than-normal, could make a presence this year.

However, State Climatologist Jim Angel says it could be weak.

Susan Stephens / WNIJ

It was an afternoon of tornado and thunderstorm warnings across northern Illinois Wednesday. Several funnel clouds were reported, as well as quarter-sized hail, and winds up to 60 mph.