Severe weather moved through the Chicago area Tuesday afternoon.
Widespread damage was reported including downed trees and downed power lines.
ComEd reported there were over 6,600 customers without power in the area north of downtown Chicago and 24,600 without power in the area west.
Many families along the Fox River were left without electricity. However, many were grateful the damage to their homes wasn't worse.
— Kurt Roberts (@KRoberts910) September 25, 2018
6:20PM: Current list of cities/towns reporting power line and tree damage from strong winds.
Lake In The Hills
— Mike Hamernik (@MikeHamernik) September 25, 2018
Numerous reports of wind damage in McHenry County & northern Kane County. These storms continue to move across southern Lake & far northern Cook Counties. Further south, storms have shown a gradual weakening but still gusty winds to near 60 mph, lightning, & heavy rain. #ILwx
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) September 25, 2018
— Drew Dingman (@porcupine_pete) September 25, 2018
#ILwx kinda crazy today! Short burst took out trees, fences, and power in Huntley, Crystal Lake, LITH, Algonquin, and more. Great night to stay in and watch a movie! @tylercoxradio pic.twitter.com/3kiiimgnTe
— Star 105.5 FM - WZSR (@Star1055) September 25, 2018
The start of the Chicago Cubs game was delayed one hour due to the weather.
Estimated start time: 8 p.m. CDT pic.twitter.com/CyKwvHbcrG
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 26, 2018
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