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National Weather Service Says Tornado Occurred During Monday’s Supercell Storm - Village Free Press
An empty office building at 9919 Roosevelt Road in Westchester sustained significant damage from Monday's supercell storm. | Courtesy National Weather Service Saturday, June 18, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The National Weather Service announced recently that a survey team sent out to assess the damage of Monday’s powerful supercell storm has determined
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Sandra Belford picks up branches outside of her Broadview home on Tuesday morning, after a severe storm swept through the area on Monday evening. | Shanel Romain Wednesday, June 15, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Public works, ComEd and private tree servicing crews, along with a range of elected officials, sweated it out across
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ComEd power outage in Chicago, Illinois leaves 260K in dark, power may not be restored for days - ABC7 Chicago
ComEd outages are still effecting more than 260,000 Chicago area customers after severe storms brought a derecho, high winds and even a brief tornado to the Chicago area.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.
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How much longer is the outage expected to last. We've been without power since early yesterday. Will we be reimbursed for our food loss?