By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CIHCAGO (CBS)– Thousands of ComEd customers in the Chicago area are still without power after storms Tuesday.

As of 9 a.m., ComEd reported 2,245 customers are experiencing outages.

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The storms first hit the far north and northwest suburbs, then the southwest suburbs in Will County.

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Hit especially hard were the Will County communities of Channahon and Minooka, where trees and power lines were ripped down in many spots. A tree was covering a Channahon road, and nearby it was a downed power line running right through the street and causing major power outages.

There are at least 176 customers without power in the Channahon and Minooka areas.

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Crews are working to restore power.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff