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Thousands of ComEd Customers Without Power as Severe Storms Hit Chicago Area

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According to ComEd, more than 33,000 customers are without power as severe thunderstorms tore through the area on Sunday night.

According to the latest figures from the utility, more than 15,000 customers are without power in DuPage County. More than 15,000 customers in Cook County are in the dark.

Note: This story will not be updated after 2 a.m. For the latest information on power outages, visit ComEd’s outage website.

Here are the numbers of customers without power as of 2 a.m.:

Cook County: 15,414

DeKalb County: 469

DuPage County: 15,019

Kane County: 1,719

LaSalle County: 281

Will County: 520

The powerful storms swept through the area Sunday night, bringing gusty winds and even tornadoes to the region. A confirmed tornado touch down occurred near suburban Woodridge, causing severe damage to structures and power lines.

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