Storms Rip Down Trees, Knock Out Power

 Wednesday, June 22, 2011

 My Fox Chicago

It could take days to restore power to more than 267,000 Commonwealth Edison customers who remain without electricity Wednesday morning after a severe thunderstorm downed power lines and trees throughout the Chicago area Tuesday night. The storm, which hit Chicago about 9 p.m., prompted numerous tornado warnings throughout the area, according to the National Weather Service. By 9:30 p.m., the most severe portion of the storms passed to the northeast.
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