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.READ MORE: Benet Academy Decides To Hire Amanda Kammes As Lacrosse Coach After Rescinding Job Offer Because She Is Married To A Woman
The storms first hit the far north and northwest suburbs, then the southwest suburbs in Will County.READ MORE: Fire Damages Bronzeville Home Where Bo Diddley Lived As A Youngster
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.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: High Winds = High Waves
Crews are working to restore power.