ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (CBS) — Scattered storms hit the area again on Sunday, and took a strong turn in the northwest suburbs.
In Arlington Heights, the storms left a big mess. A big tree limb fell on a home and some cars, and other tree limbs were just thrown onto the ground.READ MORE: 'An Important Time For Us': Chicagoans Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Homeowner Dominic Magno said the storm was fast and fierce.READ MORE: Downtown Chicago Roadblocks Quell Mexican Independence Day Street Celebrations
“Rain was really coming down,” he said. “I was inside, and all of a sudden, we heard a really big crash, looked outside, and saw this.”
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Meanwhile, winds were so strong that a construction cone blew through the parking lot of a grocery store. And while riding a bike was not the best way to get around in that area during the storms, at least one person did it anyway.