CHICAGO (CBS)– Monday night’s storms left many Chicagoans with storm damage to clear on Tuesday.
CBS 2’s Marissa Parra was live Tuesday morning in Lakeview where downed trees on Addison Street left cars trapped in branches. High winds that reached 100 miles per hour caused damage across the Chicago area and suburbs.
Pretty gnarly damage left in Lakeview after yesterday’s storm
This is over on Addison St.
— Marissa Parra (@MarParNews) August 11, 2020
It will take several days for power to be restored after downed power lines and trees caused power outages. More than 7,000 ComEd customers are still without service Tuesday morning.
Tornado warnings spanned from Cook County to McHenry County Monday night, causing many to seek shelter.
High winds temporarily shut down the CTA Blue and Brown Line trains Monday.
Residents in Skokie are waking up to road closures as crew clean storm damage. Touhy is shut down between McCormick and St. Louis for clean up and repairs. Commuters should use Pratt or Howard.
— Jeanette Hudson (@JHudsontraffic) August 11, 2020
This is a developing story.