Severe storms sweep Chicago's west suburbs, causing outages
CHICAGO (AP) - Severe thunderstorms that swept the Chicago area toppled trees and power lines, cutting cut power to thousands of residents.
ComEd says more than 30,000 homes and businesses, mostly in Chicago's west suburbs, were without power as of 9 p.m. Tuesday after the storms brought winds in excess of 60 mph. Power was restored to all but about ComEd 7,000 customers by Wednesday morning.
No injuries were reported in Tuesday's storms.
There were reports that O'Hare International Airport canceled 73 flights just before 6 p.m. Tuesday and arriving flights were delayed. Midway Airport had 23 canceled flights.