The storms knocked out power in the Chicago area

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SKOKIE, Ill. (WLS) — Storms toppled trees in several neighborhoods and suburbs across the Chicago area Tuesday evening.
In the 9100-block of North LaCrosse Avenue in Skokie, a tree toppled over onto a car after high winds from last night’s storms.
Click here to watch Damage was also reported in northwest suburban Elgin, where a tree toppled over onto two people on South Road because of intense winds.
In Round Lake Beach, a large tree limb smashed through the roof of a home on Ferndale Drive.
The Round Lake Beach Fire Department used a ladder truck to help remove part of the limb and cover the damaged roof.
“There was like a really loud bang coming from the roof,” Round Lake Beach resident Emiliano Garcia said.
In northwest Des Plaines, a tree toppled over onto power lines and a car…on Vassar Lane.
Crews can be seen working to clear the fallen tree from the power lines and the car.


Skokie, Ill. (WLS) — On Tuesday night, storms brought down trees in a number of Chicagoland neighborhoods and suburbs.

Strong winds from the storms last night caused a tree in Skokie’s 9100 block of North LaCrosse Avenue to topple over onto a car.

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A tree that fell onto two people on South Road in the northwest suburban Elgin was also reported to have sustained damage due to strong winds.

The non-life-threatening injuries sustained by those two individuals led the Kane County Sheriff’s Office to send them to the hospital.

One house on Ferndale Drive in Round Lake Beach had its roof broken by a massive tree limb.

In order to cover the damaged roof and remove a portion of the limb, the Round Lake Beach Fire Department utilized a ladder truck.

“A really loud bang came from the roof,” reported Emiliano Garcia, a resident of Round Lake Beach.

A tree fell across power lines and an automobile in northwest Des Plaines. around Vassar Lane.

Workers can be seen attempting to remove the fallen tree from the car and the power lines.

As of six in the morning, 16,906 ComEd customers were without power. me.

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