Thousands Without Power, Scores Of Vehicles Stuck In Snow After BlizzardTens of thousands of people in northwest Indiana lost power Wednesday, when a blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas, and winds of up to 50 mph took out power lines. Scores of motorists also ended up stranded overnight when their cars got stuck in the heavy show.
South Shore Trains To Resume Service After Power OutageSouth Shore Line trains are set to resume service after service was suspended between Chicago and northwest Indiana Thursday morning because of a power outage.
More Than 700 ComEd Workers To Help East Coast Recover From Winter Storm JonasMore than 700 ComEd workers and contractors were headed to the East Coast on Friday, to assist counterparts there with the possibility of widespread power outages as a massive winter storm bears down.
Chicago Skyway Reopens After Closure Due To High Winds, DebrisWhipping winds have prompted officials to shut down part of the Chicago Skyway due to dangerous debris, as a strong fall storm has also knocked down trees and power lines across the area.
Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Chicago AreaSummer storms ripped through the Chicago area Tuesday night, leaving downed trees, standing water, and lots of cleanup to do. While the damage was not significant, thousands lost power when power lines were knocked down.
ComEd: SmartGrid Reduced Outages During Last Week's StormsOfficials at ComEd said, believe it or not, power outages from last week’s severe storms could have been worse, if not for the new “smart grid” upgrades the utility has made in the past few years.
Cleanup Continues In Wake Of Severe Storms, TornadosTens of thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area were still without power Wednesday morning, more than a day after two severe storms pummeled the region.
Severe Storms Flood Streets, Uproot Trees, Knock Out PowerThe I-190 entrance to O’Hare International Airport reopened Tuesday morning, after it was shut down for several hours at Mannheim Road when the viaduct flooded due to Monday night’s storms.