Fundraiser Gives Big Boost To Woodridge Families Still Suffering After June TornadoesThe strong storms that pounded the western suburbs Wednesday night did not keep people in Woodridge from coming out, stepping up, and giving a huge boost to families affected by the tornado that struck the area back in late June.
Some Homeowners Have Long Wait For Repairs After West Suburban Tornado Last Month; Contractors Even Feeling EffectOne month later, hotels were still home for some who lost everything in the tornadoes that struck the western suburbs. Even with insurance, homeowners have a long waiting game ahead. CBS 2’s Steven Graves spoke with a local contractor even feeling the effects.
With Some Damage Not Covered By Insurance, SBA Loans Open Up For West Suburban Tornado VictimsOne month ago Tuesday, people in Woodridge and Naperville ran for cover as an EF-3 tornado tore a path through communities. For many, the pain doubled when they learned some of the damage was not covered by insurance. But as CBS 2’s Marie Saavedra reported Tuesday night, some of those tornado victims are getting a second chance.
Those With Property Damage From June Tornadoes May Be Eligible For Federal HelpIf you had property damage from the tornadoes that ripped through the Chicago area last month, you may be eligible for financial help from the federal government.
'It's A Disaster': Woodridge Residents Continue Clean Up Efforts After Tornado"It's a tragedy on so many levels as far as the damage that has occurred."
Disaster Relief Agencies Offering Help In Woodridge Sunday After TornadosMore than 20 disaster relief agencies are set up in Woodridge to help victims of last week's tornados.
Tornado Victims Displaced Having Trouble Finding New Housing In Post Pandemic EraFor families wanting to stay in the area, good luck finding a rental. The COVID-19 pandemic has helped create a housing shortage.
Woodridge Residents Cope With Emotional Impact Of Damage From Sunday Night Tornado; Village Places Priority On Getting Power Back OnWoodridge Mayor Gina Cunningham estimates about 100 homes were significantly damaged in the western suburb by the tornado late Sunday night. But neighbors also shared the damage you can’t see.
Woodridge Food Pantry Expanding Hours, Seeking Donations To Assist Residents Impacted By TornadoThey are also accepting donations of household items and food.
Red Cross Shelter Open At Thomas Jefferson Junior High School In WoodridgeVolunteers will provide food, water, shelter and support. The shelter is open overnight.
A Day Of Working To Recover Follows A Night Of Panic When Tornado Hit WoodridgeComing up on 24 hours after an EF-3 tornado touched ground in the western suburbs, the cleanup was nonstop – and the work was more than cut out. In Woodridge, there were piles of tree debris lying six feet high – but also neighbors looking to speed up the recovery.
Woodridge Tornado Victims Counting Blessings Thanks To Quick-Thinking Boy ScoutThe tornado toppled trees, destroyed homes, ripped down power lines and even caused some small fires in the area around Woodridge Drive and Jonquil Lane.
Chicago Weather: Photos Of Damage After Tornado Slams Naperville, WoodridgeCBS 2 had a team of journalists in the field on Monday morning, and they captured these images
'Everybody's All Right': Woodridge Family On Surviving Severe Storm Taking A Wall From The Home"House can be a replaced. Things. People can’t be replaced."
Thousands Without Power In Southwest Suburbs After Tornado Confirmed OvernightAt one point during the storm, more than 33,000 people were impacted by outages.