CHICAGO (CBS) — Rain is moving out of the Chicago area but storms Saturday night caused serious damage.
CBS 2’s Vi Nguyen has the story.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Temperatures In The Upper 70s Tuesday
Lightning was a big problem for firefighters Saturday evening. In Geneva there was a house fire started by a lightning strike. The blaze caused significant damage.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dry And Not As Hot
In north suburban Skokie, a large tree limb was knocked down. A woman who lives in the neighborhood thought she heard an explosion.
“I was in my bedroom and all of a sudden I heard a huge noise. It sounded like a bomb,” said Libby Trettin. “I screamed. I didn’t know what it was.”MORE NEWS: Massive Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton, Illinois, Could Burn For Days
The rain has cleared out and the forecast calls for warmer, dryer days later this week.