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Severe Weather Rocks Northern Illinois

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Severe Weather Rocks Northern Illinois

A tree blocks the 800 block of N. Hermitage (Sam Hudzik)

Officials say powerful winds and thunderstorms have downed trees and power lines and spawned tornado warnings throughout northern Illinois, including downtown Chicago. Tornado sirens were activated and echoed throughout the city’s downtown Monday night. Thousands of fans attending a Chicago Cubs/Houston Astros baseball game at Wrigley Field were evacuated to the stadium’s concourse.

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